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  • Other Name

    Game disc

  • Description

    Tupe. A game disc made and used in Lafo, the traditional Tongan throwing game. This tupe is cut from the side of a thick coconut shell into a concave circular disc shape. The outer side and edges are highly polished and smooth, while the inner side has a smooth and matte surface treatment.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
    24 Apr 1969
  • Other Id

    41229 (ethnology)

  • Department
coconut shell disc, 1969.94, 41229, Cultural Permissions… … Read more

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