Report of the Curator of the Pitt-Rivers Museum 1915.

The iron building recently vacated by the Professor of Engineering has been brought into use and has been partly provided with tables, &c. It has already proved of the greatest use both as a working-room and as a storeroom. Drawer cabinets were erected in this building for containing an interesting collection of quivers, for which exhibition space is lacking in the Museum. A "Minimax" fire-extinguisher is placed in the building.
In the main building the roof has been overhauled and the glazing re-packed with asbestos. New locks have been fitted to the main door and doors of the workrooms, to provide greater security. The cases in the Upper Gallery have been more efficiently protected against theft. Exhibition cases on the stairs have been used for displaying a series of Marquesan clubs, shields and spears from the Nagas of Assam, Ainu decorative art, and Indian throwing-quoit weapons. New cases have been added to the Lower Gallery for an extensive collection of native spoons, and racks were fixed for a series of decorated spears. New cabinets have been added to the series of smoking-appliances, narcotics, &c., and a rearrangement of these was commenced. In the Upper Gallery progress was made in the rearrangement of the Early Prehistoric series, which have greatly increased in extent and in scientific interest. The exhibited groups are being rendered more typical of the various periods, the non-exhibited material being placed in cabinets beneath the table-cases. The changes involved a great amount of re-labelling.
The card-catalogue has been continued steadily. Miss Blackman has catalogued the valuable collection of spear-throwers, and was engaged in cataloguing a very large collection of primitive lighting-appliances which will eventually be added to the Museum. The catalogues already completed have been brought up to date. Mr. A.M. Hocart catalogued a portion of the series of headrests, but was not able to complete this.
The usual courses of lectures have been delivered throughout the year to students for the Diploma in Anthropology, the subjects being Prehistoric Archaeology and Comparative Technology. There were no candidates for the Sudan Civil Service.
The Accessions to the Museum were of considerable importance and numerous, since, although there were hardly any specimens acquired by purchase, owing to the necessity for economy, the list of donations is a long one and contains many items of great interest.
The Museum has especially been enriched by the collection brought back by Miss M. Czaplicka as a result of her recent expedition to Siberia, under the auspices of the Committee for Anthropology and of Somerville College. The collection comprises antiquities, chiefly from the Minusinsk district, and modern native objects principally from Arctic Siberia, collected among the Samoyed, Dolgan, Yurak, Yakut, Tungus, and Ostyak tribes. Previously the Museum possessed hardly any specimens from this interesting region. The funds for the purchase of the specimens were granted by the Committee for Anthropology. The School of Anthropology in Oxford has every reason to feel gratified with the results of Miss Czaplicka's very successful field-work.
Mr. J.H. Hutton has continued his important and generous contributions of specimens collected by himself among the Naga tribes of Assam, which are of considerable interest and scientific value.
The gift made by Mrs. Sollas of numerous specimens from the collection of the late Professor H. N. Moseley, for the most part collected during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger deserves special reference. Special attention may also be drawn to the interesting collection of " pigmy " quartz implements from Ceylon, the gift of Mr. C. Hartley, of Colombo; to the specimens from Melville Island given by Mr. H.K Fry; to the S. Pacific objects believed to have been collected by Captain Cook and given by the Rev. J. Franck Bright, the Master of University College; and to the fine headdress of a priest of Shango from Abbeokuta, presented by Mrs. Braithwaite Batty. A detailed list of accessions is appended.

Native specimens collected by Mr. J.H. Hutton in the Naga Hills, Assam, viz.: cake of native salt; brass gong, Chang tribe; 2 Angami spears; Sema spear; Angami bullet bow and panji-quivers; Bossorr iron axe; 3 spring-traps for birds, &c.; fishing-line and hook and fishing-net, Pochimi Rengmas of Sohemi; Lhota hoe; Sema hoe; Angami agricultural mallet; Sema blacksmith's hammer of stone Angami band for carrying loads; Lhota and Angami fire sawing apparatus; Kacha Naga cotton-gin; stone used for rolling out the seeds of cotton; Angami spindle; 2 Angami wooden spoons notched for keeping tallies; 3 Angami bamboo spoons similarly notched; wooden cow-bell, Angami; long Angami trumpet of plant-stem; old Angami pottery pipe. bowl; Angami rain-hat; Angami armlets of bamboo, ivory, and wood; wristlets of plaited strands, cotton tassels, and waist-belt, Chakrima Angami; breast ornament worn by Angami young men who have taken a head; Angami cloth; Angami perforated pot for distilling liquor; 3 heads carved in stone from the grave of a Chakrima Angami warrior; wooden panjis mounted on a pole as a charm to avert evil, Angami skull of a famous warrior, kept as a war-trophy by a Chang Naga; skulls of a man and woman from the verandah of a Phom house; Sema dao; Chang dao; shield of hide; cane work hat, Ao Nagas; ditto, Chang Nagas; 2 Sema panji quivers; Angami and Chang blacksmiths' hammers of stone; 2 Sema bamboo hoes; Angami thread-winder; Chang rain shield; 4 Chang bamboo drinking-vessels; 2, Ao tobacco-pipes; 2 iron chabili used by Ao as currency; Konyak carved tobacco-pipe; Ao tobacco-box; Konyak opium-box; Chang dao carrier; snare for small-game, Angami; 2 iron-blade hoes, Ao; Chang drinking-horn; Naga symbolic message from the chief of Sapora; fire-making apparatus used by Sema for divining purposes; Sema slow-match; salt in pottery vessel, Eastern Nagas; 2 iron hoe-blades copied from the bamboo form, Ao; very small ancient iron hoe-blade and spindle-wheel, Sangtam Nagas; Angami gourd containing; dyed dogs' hair yarn used by Sangtam for embroidery; 2 spinning-tops, Sema; currency unit of shell and bamboo; 2 Lhota cloths. [Presented by Mr. J. H. Hutton, I.C.S.] Bow-drill fire-making apparatus from, S.E. Ceylon; 480 "pigmy" implements of quartz found by himself on plateaux near Bandarawela, Ceylon. [Presented by Mr. C. Hartley.] Steel aeroplane dart made for the French Army, I9I4; printed prayer-charm, Las Palmas, Canary Islands. Presented by Miss B. Freire Marreco.]
 Plaster casts of an early biscuit-mould found at Flamborough, Yorkshire. [Presented by Mr. G.R. Carline.] Large wooden fish-hook, Cook Islands, Polynesia. Presented by Mr. F.G. Gardner.] Three artificially deformed human skulls, Malekula, New Hebrides; painted mask of coconut fibre, Malekula. [Presented by Admiral H.C. Purey Cust, C.B.] Bones, flints, &c., found in Goat's Hole, Paviland, Bacon Hole and Mewslade Cave, Gower, S. Wales, [Presented by Mr. J.H. Hutton, I.C.S.] Five rough palaeolithic or neolithic implements, Grimes Graves, Suffolk; 22 flint scrapers and other implements, Santon Downham, Suffolk; 18 scrapers and other neoliths, Wangford, Suffolk; 6 flint implements, Brandon Park, Suffolk; lo flint scrapers, Brandon Fields; 2 broken neolithic celts, Croxton, Norfolk; large, rough flint implement, Butser Hill, Hants; 2 flint scrapers, Co. Antrim, Ireland; large flakes from the Dordogne and Pressigny, France; 2 pieces of flaked quartz and small stone saw, Ceylon; forgery of flint arrow-head by Flint Jack; 9 imitations of flint implements by F. Snare, Brandon; 2 " cones of percussion "; flint fractured to show " conchoidal-fracture ", " hinge-fracture ", and tabular edges; flint with "hinge-fracture" used in Suffolk for calendering linen; Chellean flint implement, Biddenham Quarry,Bedford; 2 ditto, from gravels, Iffley, Oxon.; 2 Acheulian implements, Warren Hill, Suffolk; 2 ovate Chelleo- Acheulian implements, Broom, Dorset; 7 Chellean implements, Swanscombe and Northfleet, Kent; Chellean implement, Isle of Thanet; 3 Chellean implementsJ Lakenheath, Mildenhall, and Warren Hill, Suffolk; Chellean implement, Kempston,Bedford; concavescraper,Northfleet; 10 Chellean implements from various French sites; fine side-scraper and a core-implement, Cave of Le Moustier; 2 portions of Solutrean blades, Laugerie Haute; 3 side-scrapers, Pressigny; small worked flake, Lakenheath; trimmed flake, North Stoke, Oxon.; g flint arrow-heads, Stonesfield, Oxon.; 4 neo-lithic celts, Abingdon, Berks; II scrapers, Windmill Hill, Avebury; 3 scrapers, Chipstead, Surrey; " eolith ", Ightham, Kent ; 10 neoliths, Fairlight, Sussex; 30 neolithic implements, Mildenhall, Suffolk; 6 ditto, Lakenheath, Suffolk; 7 ditto, Brandon Fields; 25 ditto, Brandon, Suffolk; flint saw, Arbor Low, Derbyshire; bevelled flake, Callenge Low, Derbyshire; discoidal implement, Icklingham, Suffolk; I4 neoliths, Santon Downham, Suffolk; 3 ditto, Wangford, Suffolk; rare flint dagger, scraper and arrow-head, Suffolk; 2 scrapers and a borer, Newhaven, Yorkshire; scraper and used flake, Middleton, Yorkshire; 13 neoliths, Yorkshire; flint arrow-head, Rickarton, Scotland; flaked celt, Ballymena, N. Ireland; 8 arrow-heads and a celt, Co. Antrim; 7 flint arrow-heads, N. Ireland; very large flint scraper and triangular implement, Preuilly, France; 13 neoliths, Pressigny, France; 6 unfinished flaked celts, France; 2 ground chisel-celts, &c., Seine-et-Marne; 3 scrapers, Valenciennes, France; side-scraper, Loir-et-Cher; 3 neolithic celts, Morbihan, Brittany; flake finely worked, Swiss Lake-dwellings; neolithic celt, Wangen, L. Constance; hammer-stone, Robenhausen; triangular flint implement, Danish Kjökken- mödding; 2 neolithic celts, fine flint spear-head, dagger with zigzag ornamental flaking, 2 arrow-heads, 5 scrapers, tanged flake spear-head, serrated flake, flake with trimmed edges, 2 crescentic blades of flint, Denmark; flint arrow-head, Bari, Italy; 3 obsidian cores, Crete and Hungary; 7 celts of shell, Barbados; small stone celt and 17 Carib stone axes, West Indies; flint implement used for calendering linen, English, early nineteenth century; 6 modern Portuguese ex voto figures of wax; Corean tobacco-pipe ; clock-lamp of rare type, English, seventeenth or eighteenth century; clock-lamp, Austrian Tyrol; 5 Icelandic horn spoons with inscriptions in hofdaletur script; 2 Lapp spoons of birchwood and horn, Swedish Lapland; 14 carved reindeer-horn spoons, Lapland; Lapp tobacco-box of reindeer-horn and horn tobacco-pipe, Finmarken; 9 Lapp horn needle-cases, Norwegian and Swedish Lapland; tobacco-pouch embroidered with lead wire, Swedish Lapland; 2 Kaffir bone snuff-spoons, Natal; Chinese thimble, Canton; acacia thorns used as pins, Eastern Sudan; part of old crucible containing gold, Dhlo-dhlo ruins, Rhodesia; 2 large cones of tobacco, Kafue River, N. Rhodesia; iron ring and wooden pin used by labourers as a brooch, Brandon, Suffolk. [Presented by the Curator, Mr. H. Balfour, M.A.] Specimens collected by himself in Melville Island, North Australia, viz.: g painted ironwood spears, 6 wooden clubs, axe with rough iron blade, full-sized canoe of " stringy-bark ", 3 large painted sacks of " stringy-bark " and 2 large painted armlets of bark worn during mourning. [Presented by Mr. H.K. Fry, M.B.] Two Mendi soapstone figures, Kissi district, Sierra Leone. [Presented by the late Lieut.-Col. G.P. Newstead.] Large wooden door-lock and key, Egypt, modern. [Presented by Prof. J.L. Myres, M.A.] Miniature wooden statuette taken from inside a statue of Jizo, Nara, Japan; cowrie-shell and imitation of ditto, formerly used as currency, China; 3 ancient bronze arrow-heads, Chi-li Province, China; 2 stone arrow-heads from dolmens, Japan. [Presented by Mr. E. Hamilton Bell, M.A.] Opium-pipe with bowl made froma Chinese porcelain phial, Persia. [Presented by Mr. Charles S. Bompas.] Two decorated cloth pouches, Kachin, Burma; I ditto, Shan, Shan States; pair of heavy silver ear-plugs and pair of children's silver ear-pendants, Taungyo and Taungthu tribes, S. Shan States; gourd cup and bombilla used in mate drinking, Paraguay; cross hilted sword with engraved blade, Omdurman, A.-E. Sudan. [Presented by Mr. Donald Gunn, M.B.] Sling-bullet of baked clay found at Derry's Wood, Wonersh, Surrey. [Presented by Mr. J.M. Courage.] Eight forgeries of neolithic stone celts. [Presented by Mr. G.F. Lawrence.] Sample of crotal, a lichen used by Donegal peasants for making dye for wool. [Presented by Mrs. Forbes.l Ground stone celt, rough chert implement, 7 beads of tin and 2, spiral tin beads, Bauchi Plateau, N. Nigeria. [Presented by Mr. J.N. Justice.] Two palm-leaf helmets, N. Province, Ceylon. [Presented by Mr. G.M. Fowler, C.M.G.] Fire-piston of buffalo-horn, Fort de Kock, Padang Highlands, Sumatra. [Presented by Mr. H.C. Robinson.] Two native-made knives, Serbia. [Presented by Mr. W.C. Davidson.] Sword-stick, United States of America: old steel sugar-cutters, Steeple Aston, Oxon. [Presented by Mr. N. Parsons.] Specimens collected by the late Professor H.N. Moseley, chiefly during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, viz.: Carved wooden fetish, Lower Congo; double musical pipes and curved throwing-club, Morocco; 2 carvings in black stone, Puget Sound, N.W. America; 2 curved throwing-clubs and wooden weaving-sword, Zuni, New Mexico; 2 boleadores with weights of stone and of ox-bones, Falkland Islands; Patagonian bolas; 3 Fuegian arrows; Fuegian bow, spear-heads and harpoon-head, Punta Arenas; stone axe, New South Wales; 3 spear-throwers, Queensland and W. Australia; 5 Australian boomerangs; 2 bone daggers, bone spatula, stonebladed adze, 3 reversible axe-adzes with stone blades, stonebladed sago-adze, 10 arrows, feather head-ornament, palmwood bow and carved paddle, Humboldt Bay, New Guinea; large stone- bladed axe, Duke of York Island; tridacna-shell nose-ornament, New Guinea; bow and 2 arrows, Cape York, Queensland; stonebladed axe, reversible axe-adze with stone blade, shell-bladed adze, obsidian-bladed dagger, spear with wooden blade, 2 spears and 8 darts with obsidian blades, 4 blades of ditto and 2 decorated lime-gourds, Admiralty Islands; 9 feathered arrows and 2 triple-pointed arrows, Aru Islands; carved bowl, Solomon Islands; poisoned arrow and carved bowl, Api, New Hebrides; large adze-blade of tridacna shell, Ualan, Caroline Islands; club, 3 throwing-clubs, small dance-club, 2 stonebladed adzes, necklet of sperm-whale teeth and ornament made from 2 teeth of a rare ziphioid whale, Fiji Islands; neck-pendant of sperm-whale tooth, stonebladed adze, and blade of another, Hawaiian Islands; arrow, Java; stone celt, Jamaica; 2 sword-staves of gemsbok-horn, Eastern Sudan; Chinese lady's toilet-chest with appliances and ornaments, Canton; Chinese woman's leg-bangle, Canton; piece of bronze pu money, China. [Presented by Mrs. W. Sollas.] Specimens of antimonite and galena. [Presented by Prof. H.L. Bowman, M.A.] Stone arrow-head, Concord, Massachusetts. [Presented by Miss L.I. Guiney.] Drenching-horn for cattle, South Newington, Oxon. [Presented by Mr. A.M. Bell, M.A.] Fine stonebladed adze, Mangaia; 3 carved ceremonial paddles, Hervey Islands; very large wooden fish-hook, ? Cook lslands; old carved wooden club and carved wooden weaving-peg, Maori, New Zealand. Said to have been brought home by Captain Cook. [Presented by the Rev. J. Franck Bright, D.D.] Series of stone implements from Victoria and South Australia, viz.: flint core, Gippsland; hammer-stone for flaking and pounding-stone, Murray R.; pounding-stone, Victoria; anvil-stone, Geelong tribe, Victoria; grinding-stone, Victoria; rough hand-axe and scraper, Glenelg River tribe, Victoria; 3 small scrapers, &c., Hopkins River tribe, Victoria; quartzite implement of " pigmy " type, Wimmera tribe, Victoria; 2 axes made from pebbles, Victoria; axe, Kooweerup tribe, Victoria; bammer-stone, Hopkins River tribe, axe made from a flake,~;eelong tribe, Victoria; edge of ground axe, Hopkins River. Presented by Mr. A.S. Kenyon.] Several stone implements and red ochre from an old camp-site near Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia; flakes, rough implements, and white pigment, from an old camp-site, Bringagee, New South Wales; 13 scrapers, small crescentic stone implement, &c, from old camp-site, Leigh River, Victoria. [Presented by Mr. D. Mahony.] Specimens from the collection of the late Surgeon-Colonel S. Archer, viz.: 5 pottery lamps of Roman and Greek type; pipe made from a leaf, Western Himalayas; Inica formerly used for windows; placuna placenta shell used for windows, Singapore; edible swift's nest, Sumatra; glazed Ushabti figure, Egypt; palate of piriracu fish used as a file and grater, Upper Amazon; 2 Chellean quartzite implements, R. Axe, Devon ; 2 neolithic celts, Co. Antrim; 3 ditto, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry; 4 scrapers, Dundrum Bay, Co. Down; ground stone axe-blade, New Caledonia; stone axe-blade, Dillon Bay, Erromanga, New Hebrides; ditto, New Zealand; 6 stone arrow-heads, New Mexico; 31 stone arrow-heads, York Co., Pennsylvania; 3 hammer-stones, flint arrow-head, &c., Wady Halfa, Nubia; 5 rough stone implements found near Wady Halfa; weathered granite pebble, Tani, Egypt; copper celt, Tzabal, Guatemala; 4 specimens of jade, Kashmir and Ladakh. [Presented by the Trustees of Manchester College, per Dr. Jacks.] Dowser's water-finding twig used at Ditton, S. Wiltshire, in 1909. [Presented by Rev. C.V. Goddard, M.A.] Ceremonial headdress of a priest of Shango, the Thundergod, at Ashielli, Abbeokuta, West Africa, obtained about 50 years ago. [Presented by Mrs. Braithwaite Batty.] Native drum from a bush-village in Northern Nyassaland. [Presented by Miss A. Winch.] Two ground stone celts excavated at Kikhi, West Africa. Presented by Mr. E. Watts.] Specimens collected in Siberia by Miss M. A. Czaplicka during her expedition in 1914, viz.: Bronze dagger from a kurghan, Abakan steppe; bronze spear-spud, 4 bronze knives, socketed bronze celt, bronze pin and button, pottery spindle-whorl and 8 iron arrow-heads, excavated in the Minusinsk district; bronze object of unknown use and two stone objects, Lodyeiki, near Krasnoyarsk; 2 shooting-bows and 4 arrows, Yenesei Ostyak; Samoyed al;row; 4 Tungus arrows; Tungus arrow used in shamanistic ceremonies; iron arrow-head, Yakut or Tungus; 3 wooden models of iron arrow-heads, Yakut; wooden quiver, Yenesei Ostyak; z Tungus reindeer-skin quivers; model of fox-trap, Samoyed; model of cross-bow trap, Tungus; model of stalking-screen and goose-wings for scaring wild reindeer, Samoyed; instrument used in scraping snow from foxes' holes and for making sham spoor-marks in the snow, Samoyed; model of dug-out canoe, Samoyed; fishing-lure, Yakut; bone fish-gorge, Tungus; horn powder-
flask, &c., Dolgan; knife and sheath from a woman's grave, Samoyed; modern knife-sheath, Samoyed; ancient bow-drill from a grave, Arctic Siberia; modern bow-drill, Tungus; engraving instrument, Tungus; Samoyed needle-case; instrument used for holding work when sewing in a high wind, Dolgan-Oruk; Tungus spoons of wood, elk-horn, and mountain-sheep-horn; Tungus fork of mammoth ivory and combined spoon and fork of bone; wooden bowl, Tungus; birch-bark box, Ostyak; wooden work-box covered with reindeer-skin, Tungus; carved wooden box, Yakut; woman's belt with tinder-pouch, flint and steel, &c., Tungus; fire-making steel and tobacco-pouch, Samoyed; reindeer-skin bag, Dolgan; models of Samoyed, Yourak, and Tungus cradles; model of Ostyak summer tent of bark; model of reindeer-skin tent, Samoyed; Samoyed snow-goggles; 3 combs of mammoth ivory, Tungus; carved calendar of mammoth ivory, Tungus; 2 snuff-boxes, Tungus and Tungus-Yakut; tobacco-pipe of reindeer-horn and wood, Avamsk district; pipe of wood and tin, 2. Dolgan ; pipe of copper, Tungus; pipe of iron, Tungus ; Samoyed pipe of iron and brass; Yakut pipe-bowl of Chinese make; head-stalls for reindeer, Samoyed and Dolgan; reindeer bridle and head-stall, Tungus; Tungus pack-saddle and saddle-bags; model of Tungus reindeer sledge; sledge-cover of reindeer skin, Tungus; 2 dolls, Ostyak and Dolgan; set of "chessmen" of mammoth ivory, Yakut; 2 jews' harps of ivory and bone, Tungus; 2 metal jews' harps, Yakut and Minusinsk Tatar; zither, Minusinsk Tatar; Tungus reindeer- skin jacket; 2 hooded jackets, Yourak; Samoyed woman's jacket and child's ditto; Tungus summer and winter boots; Samoyed child's boots; Tungus shaman's apron and woman's decorated apron; 3 caps, Tungus, Dolgan, and Samoyed; woman's fur fillet, Tungus; woman's beadwork belt, Sim-Tungus; Samoyed woman's ornament with metal pendants, and copper bracelet; ancient brass pendant, Tungus; ornament of brass crescents worn by girls after marriage, Samoyed; native embroidery, Minusinsk Tatars; model of Tungus wooden grave; miniature driving-pole broken in order to release its spirit, from a Yourak grave; wooden models of raven and fish from a Tungus shaman's grave; iron models of eagle and diver from a Tungus shaman's coat; shaman's head-ornament, Ostyak-Samoyed; iron "sun" symbol mounted on the skin of a bear's head from the coat of a Tungus shaman; shaman's apron with pendent symbols of sun, divers, and fish, Ostyak; wooden model of shaman's iron staff used by shamans when meditating, Tungus; wooden figure of Parge, a secondary shaman spirit, Ostyak-Samoyed; ancient bronze figure of a god found near Golchika, mouth of the Yenesei; 2 shaman's drums, Ostyak and Tungus; Tungus shaman's drum-stick and cover for a drum. [Presented by the Committee for Anthropology, Oxford. Porridge-stirrer, the prototype of an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph. [Presented by Mr. A.M. Blackman, M.A.] Twenty-eight stamped jar-sealings of mud and straw, 9 stamps of wood and I of pottery for impressing the seals, 2 pottery lamps and a spindle-whorl, Roman and Byzantine periods, Antinoe, Egypt. [Presented by the President and Committee of the Egypt Exploration Fund.] Thirty-eight rough palaeolithic implements and flakes of flint, believed to belong to the period of Le Moustier, from the quarries at Northfleet, Kent. [Presented by Mr. Reginald Smith.]

Twenty-three Chelleo-Acheulian implements of flint from gravel beds near Taplow, Bucks. [Staff Sergeant-Major A. Marshall.] Throwing-knife of Central Equatorial African type. [G.O. Hughes.] Neolithic celt, Foxcombe Hill, near Oxford. [Lent by Mr. H.G.W. d'Almaine.] Twenty-one bronze celts, Co. Mayo, Ireland; bronze celt and gouge-celt, Rome; perforated bronze axe, Rome; flanged bronze celt, ? British; 3 bronze spear-heads; bronze sword, British; neolithic stone celt, Great Fransham, Norfolk; 2 flint arrow-heads, Co. Derry, Ireland; stone axe, N. America; 24 stone arrow-heads, scrapers, &c., Natchez Bluff, Mississippi R.; part of an obsidian blade; stone adze of E. Pacific type; Tunisian scimetar and short sword; parang-…, Sarawak; Malayan sheath daggers, short sword and kris; Arab battle-axe, India; ditto, Lahore; dagger worn by people of Rachwar caste, India; sabre, Carnatic; ditto, Mysore; very heavy sabre blade, India; 2 missile quoits, Lahore; flint-lock pistol, Akalee; 4 plates of body-armour, Rajputana; pair of steel arm-guards, Rajputana. [From the Tower of London Armoury.] Five stone celts, Naga Hills, Assam; charm-stone which is placed in the paddy fields to promote fertility, Sema Naga, Naga Hills. [Lent by Mr. J.H. Hutton, I.C.S.] Fifty-one forgeries of palaeolithic and neolithic implements and forged bone implement, all of which had been exhibited as genuine. [Lent by Mr. H. Balfour, M.A.]

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