There was no discursive annual report for this year.

Report of the Pitt-Rivers Museum, 1922.

Three emergency currency-notes issued in France after the War. Presented by Mrs. Aitken. Specimens collected in the Southern Shan States, Burma, 1922, viz.: wooden weighing-beam, basket, broom, and rattan foot-ball, Fort Stedman; wooden model of a boat, Intha, Fort Stedman; large wooden steel-yard, lacquered table for food-dishes principally used by Buddhist monks, and pottery whistle in the form of a bull, Nan-pan; bag for carrying tobacco &c., Intha, Nan-pan; wooden weighing-beam, Nanpan bazaar, Yawng-hwe State; double pan-balance with quartzite pebble for weight, and bamboo transverse flute, Yawng-hwe bazaar. Presented by T.N. Annandale, M.A. 3 bundles of Chinese incense; flint spall exhibiting double patination, Essex. Specimens collected April, 1922, on Windmill Hill, Avebury, and on Kemm's Field immediately S. of Avebury stone circle, Wiltshire, viz.: small rough flint spall, 2 flint knives (?), 24 scrapers, rough " core-scraper", and portion of ground neolithic celt, Windmill Hill; rough discoidal flint implement, flint "fabricator", 5 flint scrapers, and sherd of early pottery containing flint-grit, Kemm's Field.Presented by H. Balfour, M.A., F.S.A. 2 perforated stone " digging-stick-weights ", Cape Colony. Presented by John W. Barnett. Emergency currency-notes, coins, and tokens issued during and after the War (I9I4-18) owing to dearth of Government coin, viz.: postage-stamp mounted in tin disk with transparent cover, Denmark; porcelain token, Lippstadt, stamp in card envelope, Berlin, stamp mounted on card, Gotha, 2 small currency-notes of card, Krupp Steel-works, 9 currency-notes and 8 nickel coins issued in various towns, &c, in Germany; nickel coin, 1917, Belgium; cardboard token, Lille, 1915, currency-token printed on small red card, Mouvaux, Nord, currency-note, Douai & Carvin, Nord, and token printed on piece of advertisement card, France. Presented by Miss B.M. Blackwood, M.A. Woman's skirt of Phormium tenax, 2 bags of same material, and carved walking-stick, Maori, New Zealarld; club, Levuka, Fiji; bamboo head-rest, 2, pieces of kava-root, and 8 pieces of bark-cloth, Fiji; 2 valves of Meleagrina shell, Manila, Philippine Islands; carved nautilus shell, ?Chinese; album of photographs, &c. Presented by Mrs. J.E. Blomfield. Silver finger-ring with inscribed bezel, Cyprus; and brass plaque with figure of a saint (?) in relief, said to be from Cyprus. Presented by Mrs. Bucknill. 3 Hopi " prayer-feathers ", Walpi, Moki Reservation, Arizona; and 3 models of Navajo looms, Leupp, Cochinono Country, N. Arizona. Presented by L.H. Dudley Buxton, M.A. Biscuit figure sold outside churches in Vienna; and 2 paste fish especially for children and against the Evil-eye, sold outside churches, Abruzzi, Italy. Presented by Miss E. Canziani. Local emergency currency-note, Nice, 2 nickel tokens issued as local currency, and nickel tramway token used as local currency, Marseilles, France; 2, nickel tokens issued in 1922 owing to shortage of Government coin, Italy; string made of twisted paper, Vienna; 4 flageolets, double flageolet, and string made of twisted paper coated black, Serajevo, Bosnia; and skin of an animal used as a tobacco-pouch, Fort Jameson, N. Rhodesia. Presented by G.R. Carline. Plaque with design of dandy-horse riders, early nineteenth cent., English; ground stone knife found in a "Pictish" ruin, Shetland; wooden butter-pot, Abyssinia; spirally built pottery bowl with the structure retained as ornament, Arizona; whistle, flageolet, hollow rattle, and spindle-whorl, all of pottery, and leaf-shaped chert blade, Ancient Mexican; pottery bowl, engraved after baking, Central America; spurious "antique" black pottery bowl, Columbia; flat wooden club with carved head, N. Brazil; wooden club, and bow, British Guiana; rare syrinx of pottery, Nasca, Ancient Peru; stone bowl for gold dust, Ancient Peruvian; and greenstone mere of chiefs of Rataiti, New Zealand (part purchased and part presented). Presented by L.C.G. Clarke, M.A., F.S.A. Rare chief's staff of wood with ball of human hair at the top, Marquesas Islands. Presented by D.H. Cunnington. Cloth hood fringed with parrot's feathers worn by chiefs on the Perene River, Central Peru. Presented by B. de Crustchoff. Guanche skull found by Dr. G. B. Longstaff in a cave near Sta. Ancon, Teneriffe, 1887, and 2 sketches of the cave painted by him. Presented by F.A. Dixey, D.M., F.R.S. Yak's tail (chauri) for waving as a fly-whisk over the head, Ladak, Kashmir. Presented by Sir James Douie, K.C.S.I., M.A. 2 slings used by Fellaheen boys for scaling birds, Egypt. Presented by Dr. F.D. Drewitt. Specimens excavated during the 1921-22 season under C. L. Woolley, M.A., at Tell-el-Amarna, Egypt, viz.: Wooden pick with alternate slots for the cross-bar, and thin bronze knife, Village site; 2 serrated flints from wooden sickles, River Temple, and flint flake, Main Town site. Presented by Egypt Exploration Society. Specimens from the collection of the late Earl of Ducie, viz.: 77 flint arrow-heads, scrapers, &c., Sarsden, Oxon., 59 flint scrapers, &c., probably from the same locality; 2 flints from Lyneham Barrow, Oxon., 60 flints possibly from the same barrow; bronze celt, probably Oxfordshire; and greenstone adze-blade, S.E. British New Guinea. Presented by Lady Eversley. 2 trophies made from the best ears of barley and hung up in the house, Egypt. Presented by Sir James Fraser [sic], F.R.S. Flat stone celt for dressing skins, and 9 stone blades, Lumby, Brit. Columbia; and steatite pipe-bowl, Similkameen River, Brit. Columbia. Presented by Malcolm Gibson. Iron-bladed axe for cutting and stabbing, Matabili, Mashonaland; Khond iron-bladed axe, Ganjam, India; sword, 2 Moplah chopping-knives, Malabar; 2 chopping-knives, Coorg, S. India; barbed spear-head, spear of halberd type with small axe below the head, and sheath-knife with blade of "kopis" type, ?S. India. Presented by D. Gunn, M.B. Coiled basket, Upper Sudan; wooden head of a spear used in dances, Lugwari, Uganda; brass collar worn by girls and old men, and necklet of hairs from a giraffe's tail worn by women and girls, Madi tribe, Uganda. Presented by E. Haddon. Bone harpoon head with sinew line used for sealing by the Makah tribe, Vancouver Island; Maori fish-hook, New Zealand; Kaffir necklet of trade beads, Natal; and necklet of melon seeds and gilt beads, ? S. European. Presented by Miss Haig-Brown. Base of a pottery urn, Little Basildon, Berks. Presented by H.J. Hambidge. Naturally-contorted root resembling a snake used for curing snake-bite, Island of Tiree, Inner Hebrides, Scotland; and glass float from an old submarine-net used by a peasant for crystal-gazing, Iona Island, Scotland. Presented by S. Martin Harvey. Pair of halfa-grass sandals, Arab, Biskra, Algeria. Presented by P. Hasluck. Large painted wooden figure of a Belu, Burma. Presented by Col. E.L. Hill. Wooden tube for blowing melted butter into wounds for healing, Shawia, Tilatu, Aures Mts., trepanning-saw combined with scalping-knife and bone-scraper, Shawia, Baniane, Aures Mts., and iron spatula, Shawia, Aures Mts., Algeria. Presented by M.W. Hilton-Simpson, B.Sc. Pottery, chiefly of early type, from Arizona, U.S.A., viz.: ladle, small circular bowl, and 4 sherds, Keams Canyon; ancient Hopi bowl from Owachromo in valley S. of Walpi; modern Hopi bowl, Walpi; small modern Hopi saucer, 1st Mesa; 9 ancient potsherds, Polacca; 25 sherds, Sikyatki; 52 sherds, Needle; small vessel, 13 sherds, and flint scraper, Arizona, Presented by Walter Hough. Specimens collected (chiefly) in the Naga Hills, Assam, viz.: 8 head-hunter's trophies of human skulls mounted with real or imitation mithan-horns, or parts of skulls, the rest being made up in imitation and similarly mounted, confiscated from Yacham, an Ao village; top made from an acorn with a wooden spindle, Ao Nagas; chaplet of bear's hair worn round the head by warriors, baldrick worn by men over the right shoulder and diagonally across the chest, tassel of black human hair worn attached to the corner of a man's cloth so as to hang from the right shoulder, glass beads worn by women or small girls, engraved wooden dao-carrier with cloth belt, 2 running nooses for spring-snares, fire-making set (flexible-sawing method), slow match of threshed millet-heads, and model of hollow bamboo bow-gong used for scaring birds, &c., from the crops, Sema Nagas; chaplet of bear's hair worn round the head by young warriors, and wooden platter, Angami Nagas; 2 large armlets of elephant thigh-bone, 2 necklets of seeds, necklet of seeds and cowrie-shells, 3 spring-snares, engraved bamboo drinking-vessel with drinking-tube, network carrying-bag, 2 women's engraved bamboo pipe-bowls, and pipe with engraved bamboo bowl, Phom Nagas; carved wooden pipe of Konyak pattern from a Phom village; heavy wooden drum-stick, and 3 carved figurines in wood representing natives, Konyak Nagas; carved and painted figure of a hornbill from a morung Konyak, Tanlung; native portrait-carving of the subdivisional officer at Mokokchung I921, carved by a Konyak native; small comb worn by men in the hair, large comb used by men but not worn, threshing-bat, fiddle and cane bow with horse-hair string, Kacha Nagas, Lyengmai; spindle-whorl, Kacha Nagas; iron axe-shaped dao, dao of similar form the handle of which was broken and refitted in shorter form for use by a woman, and 2 wooden blades of rakes used in drying paddy, Kalyo-Kengyu Nagas; threshing-stick with two long prongs, and model dao, cross-bow and quiver which were placed on the spot outside the village where offerings of food, &c., were made to a dead man, Kalyo-Kengyu Nagas, Karami; tinder-pouch of skin with quartz and palm-scurf tinder, Mishmi; 2 bamboo jews' harps, Digaru Mishmi and Miju Mishmi, Upper Lohit R. valley; 2 bamboo jews' harps, Abor (Padam and Minyong), Valley of Dihang R.; cane-work hat, and bundle of panjis or laming-spikes of bamboo, Naga Hills; and bamboo jews' harp, Kuki, S. Manipur. Presented by J.H. Hutton, M.A., I.C.S. Brass tray with engraved and repousse design, and 2 mats of aloe-fibre with designs of birds woven into the fabric, Kandyan work, Ceylon. Presented by C.P. Jayawardana. 2 copper celts, Guatemala. Presented by S. K. Lothrop. Spheroidal hammer-stone for crushing corn, and 8 ditto formerly used for crushing ore in ancient gold workings, S. Rhodesia. Presented by J.C. Mance. Silver Nepalese coin used and copied in Tibet, 2 silver Tibetan modified copies of Nepalese coins, and 38 portions of Tibetan and Nepalese coins which have been divided for making small change, Tibet. Presented by Johan van Manen. Elaborate writing-case with 2 pen-holder tubes, inkpot and sand-flask, used by Shobun Singh, headman of Lohar Khet, Himalayas, N. India; and complete suit of Japanese armour with dummy figure, 2 swords, and spear. Presented by Lady Markby. Specimens collected in Northern Nigeria, viz.: throwing-club, Yergum tribe, 2 ditto, Ningi and Lura tribes, 2 iron-headed arrows, sword in sheath, and dancer's head-plume of feathers, Burum tribe, agricultural hoe, wooden board used by women for carrying loads on the head, archer's thumb-ring, iron tobacco-pipe, and globular flute, Jarawa tribe, wooden end-flute with cleaning feather inside, Jarawa of Dass, and straight throwing-club, Seiyawa (Jarawa clan), Bauchi Prov.; iron-headed arrow, AFawa tribe, N. Bauchi Prov.; monochord fiddle with bow, Ningi tribe, N.W. Bauchi Prov.; 3 iron arrow-heads and quiver with 7 arrows, Bauchi or Muri Prov.; agricultural hoe and cap apparently imitating hair-locks, Berom tribe, stick and ball used in playing firdenji (a kind of hockey), Anaguta tribe, throwing-club and 2 agricultural hoes, Angas tribe, Bauchi Plateau; rush-work hat, and 2 zithers with receptacle at the back containing rattling pellets, Hill Angas, S. Bauchi Plateau; native-made tin bead dug up on the Bauchi Plateau, iron adze-blade dug up at Forum, and iron horse-bit, Bauchi Plateau; 2 wooden disks worn in the ear-lobes by women, Zul (or Zeranda), W. of Bauchi Town; 2 large and 6 small units of brass-rod currency-bars, Munshi, and primitive harp, Dingi tribe, Takum, Muri Province; ornament worn at the back like a tail by women of the Jaba tribe, Nassarawa Province; quiver with 2 arrows, elaborate iron " lazy-tongs " used by a chief for picking up embers for pipe-lighting, very old heavy brass ring (? archer's thumb-ring), 4 very old cast-brass armlets, brass armlet cast by cire-perdue process, sistrum of a buffalo horn with iron jingling rings along the base shaken by a priest in ceremonies connected with the invocation of the spirit Akongwha, and 2-stringed lute with iron sistrum fixed into the end of the neck used by hunters, Jukun tribe; shirt of blue and white cotton cloth worn by the Aku dodo of the Jukuns, costume of the impersonator of the Ashama spirit, and instrument of bone with buzzing membrane used by him for disguising his voice during the ceremonies, Jukun or Abakwa Riga tribe; iron-bladed carpenter's adze, iron hook with jingles used for straining cloth while being embroidered, very old cast-brass bowl of a tobacco-pipe, and wooden darra (mancala) board with large seeds for "pieces", Abakwa Riga (Haussa); 8 specimens illustrating process of making antimony flasks from layers of tissue laid over clay cores, and agricultural hoe, Haussa, Kano: 4 sherds dug up at Kano where they had been used for covering buried corpses; agricultural hoe, Haussa, Katsina; 2 rough daggers with iron blades, knitting-apparatus for making woollen cord, stalk-sheaths of Guinea-corn from which a red dye is obtained, 2 lutes with gourd bodies, and jingling sistrum of iron for fixing to the neck of a stringed instrument, N. Nigeria; wooden tobacco-pipe and monochord fiddle with bow, Gwari tribe; Bini divining apparatus of a natural stone resembling a celt, the upper tusk of a wart-hog, and 2 strings of nut-shells, Benin, S. Nigeria; 2 three-stringed instruments made from palm midrib with gourd resonator, Bafum, Cameroon; coloured grass-work bag probably made by the Bafun tribe, Cameroon, obtained at Ibi, Benue R.; 2 iron double-bladed throwing-knives in sheath, Baghirmi, SE. of L. Chad; and brass-hilted dagger in sheath with brass ring for wearing on the arm, Tuareg (Asben), S. Sahara. Presented by C.K. Meek. 2 human skulls found in the desert near Max, Alexandria, Egypt. Presented by G.L. Monk, M.A. 6 painted pottery heads from puppets made for popular use at Molfetta, Apulia. Presented by Miss V. Paget. Cast of portion of a human skull showing partial trepanation, found by Dr. W. H. Paine in a Long-barrow near Bisley, Glos., 1863. Presented by A.E.W. Paine. Acholi ornamental axe, Chua district, Uganda; carved stool, BaKonjo tribe, Mt. Ruwenzori, W. Uganda; and 4 stools, BaGishu tribe, Mt. Elgon, Uganda. Presented by P.W. Perryman. Slave-driver's silver-mounted whip of hide, Assouan, Upper Egypt. Presented by Mrs. Pope. Crown of coiled basketry with false beard of white cow-hair worn by " king" of Bunyoro, head-circlet as worn by "princesses", decorated stand for the "royal " milk-pot, and cover for a narrow-necked milk-pot, Bunyoro, Uganda, Mackie Ethnol. Exped. 1919-20; and a "star-" trap set with spikes and with running noose, used for catching small antelopes, &c., in Uganda. Presented by Rev. J. Roscoe, M.A. Specimens collected on the Upper Nile, I92I-22, viz.:wooden perforated lever for straightening spear-shafts, fish-gaff with detachable head and retrieving line, quartz ball used for facing grind-stones, part of engraved staff (prob. Koriuk sub-tribe), and toy pop-gun, Latuka, Upper Nile; " star- " or " wheel- " trap for catching giraffes, Acholi; hide membrane and stick from blacksmith's bellows, Bari, Upper Nile; 3 wooden block head-rests, Lokoiya tribe; wooden food-dish, Langu tribe, Sudan; iron fish-hook, Dinka, White Nile; and mussel-shell used for cutting off durra-heads in reaping, Shilluk, White Nile. And small cake made from dust from the R. C. shrine built over the spot where a drop of milk fell from the Virgin Mary, Bethlehem. Presented by C.G. Seligman, M.D., F.R.S. Specimens collected in and around Manipur, viz.: cire-perdue brass casting representing a ceremonial dance performed on the third day of the Sowing festival by Chins, and top of a siphon for drawing off rice-beer with figures of Vutaia and his minister as captives of the Chins, Chin Hills, both obtained from a Lushai chief, the son of Vutaia; large brass tobacco-pipe with figures of men riding on elephant and horse, perhaps of Chin origin, obtained from the chief of Mombi in the hills S. of Manipur; heavy brass hair-pin, and 3 brass girdles worn by Lakker women, S. Lushai Hills; 2 siphon-tops of cast brass for drawing off rice-beer, 5 ivory rings worn as plugs in the ear-lobe by all Lushai women, wooden tobacco-box with cover of mithan hide, and wooden tinder-box with steel and tinder, Lushai, Lushai Hills; 2 brass tobacco-pipes cast by cire-perdue method, obtained near Mombi in the hills S. of Manipur; 2 sets of 3 very large bone dice, large ivory disk used by women, large oval disk of buffalo horn used by men, and turned wooden disk used by children in playing the game of kang, Manipur. Presented by Lt.-Col. J. Shakespear, C.M.G., C.I.E., D.S.O. Specimens collected in S. Nigeria, viz.: wooden cross-bow, Benin; stone chopper (?), Bonny; wooden canoe-ornament, Mbembe (Igbo Ekuereku); mask of human skin, Ekoi; child's brass armlet, copper needle, 2 bell-like brass ornaments, brass pendant, 4 pottery imitations of antelope horns used as amulets for hanging round children's necks, 4 small juju objects of brass, pottery figure of Shigidi the nightmare-god, and carved wooden figure of Awsanyin the god of medicine, Yoruba; bull-roarer and " spirits of the dead" mask, Ibo; male and female figures representing ancestors of a chief, box for containing kola-nuts for offering to ancestors, and wooden bowl for offerings to Chi, Ibo Ika; female phallic symbol, Ibibio (Andoni); and 2 fortune-telling apparatuses used by medicine-men, S. Nigeria. Leather horse-armour studded with cowries, Bornu, N. Nigeria; conventional double-axe of wood, Baghirmi, French central Africa; and natural triangular-sectioned stone, Banyangi country, Cameroons. Presented by P. Amaury Talbot. 2 human heads and a small torso of pottery, found in the Inter-Andean valley, Ecuador. Presented by Major R.H. Thomas, B.A., M.C. Large heavy leather belt, brass-mounted and set with carnelian, Albania; and pieces of Achatina-shell strung as currency, Northern BaTetela, Kassai, Congo State. Presented by E. Torday. 72 flint and chert arrow-heads and lance-heads, &c., found chiefly near San Antonio in Texas, U.S.A. Presented by Major Alexander Y. Walton. Large globular head-dress of basket-work covered over outside with human hair, Acholi tribe, Upper Nile valley; chief's head-dress, fringe of vegetable fibre worn like a tail at the back of the waist by married women, and waist-belt of bark and string worn by young girls, Nilotic Kavirondo; small pottery bowl which was part of a witch-doctor's outfit, N. Kavirondo, Victoria Nyanza; 3 iron fighting-rings for wearing on the finger, and an iron hghting wristlet, Suk, SW. of L. Rudolph; pair of armlets made probably from tusks of the wart-hog, Turkana, L. Rudolph, E. Africa; circular bone armlet, Ussanga, Iringa, SE. of Mt. Kilimanjaro; sleeveless shirt made from hammered bark in one piece during the War (I9I4-18), when it was difficult to purchase clothing, Wa-Gogo, S. of Dodoma, Usoga, Tanganyika Province; and carved wooden mask, perhaps from southern part of Tanganyika Province (Rovuma district). Presented by Lt.-Col. O.F. Watkins, M.A., C.B.E., D.S.O. Specimens obtained in the Gold Coast, viz: portion of ancient clay nozzle for iron-smelting bellows, portion of old pot, 12 fragments of ancient pottery, 2 hammer-stones, grinding-stone, and 2 small stone celts, dug up when excavating for a road on Monkey Hill (c. 1000 ft. O.D.), Obuasi; hammer-stone dug up c. 1000 ft. O.D., Government Hill, Obuasi; stone celt from wall of a native house where it was built in to ward off lightning, near Obuasi; black pottery bowl of tobacco-pipe and 4 small stone celts, Kumasi; very small celt, Government Hill, Tarquah; 3 faceted celts found on hill, Akoko Mine; celt from hill at Kaiyankor Mine; small broad celt, Bekwai; old crucible, and a pottery base, from old native workings near Simpa; old pottery lamp, from native workings for gold, Simpa Reefs, Ltd., Bankuraya. Wooden shuttle, Krepi tribe; stone armlet repaired by riveting with copper bands by native owner, Wagadugu, Northern Territory; knife, and European ditto in sheath, used by a Wangara man, native knife-blade, probably Wangara, and "loaded" whip of twisted wire covered with leather, Wangara, Northern Territory; 2 knives, hammer with long iron head, and chopper head of ditto, Moshie (French Country); broken French rapier blade mounted in leather handle and with leather sheath, from French Territory; Haussa leather sheath containing English cutlass and native knife, skin pouch and outfit of a hunter, axe, 1 knife-blade (of European make), and large fish-trap, Ashanti Presented by Captain R.P. Wild. Old kava-bowl with 14 legs, and kava-cup of coconut-shell, Neiafu, Vavau Group, Fiji; and 2 very large pieces of Fijian bark-cloth. Presented by J.H. Worthington, M.A. Carved wooden painted figure of Kali, and talisman shrine of copper and brass containing a gilt pottery plaque covered with 21 figures of Drohma, Tibet. Presented by R. Worthington.

About 1200 paper emergency currency-notes (mostly 10, 20, and 50 heller) locally issued by towns and communities after the War (chiefly 1920), and 5 ditto simply written and stamped on ordinary cut paper, Austrian and Tyrolese. (Dr. A.M. Blackman.) Basalt-bladed adze, Society Islands; and nephrite-bladed axe, New Caledonia. (Devizes Museum.) Modern tobacco-pipe with glass oil-catcher, London; 2 clay tobacco-pipes for distribution at wakes, Ireland; 4 old curved steel knitting-needles, Deeside, Scotland; wooden powder-flask, cow-horn spoon, and 2 tobacco-pipes, Bavaria; xylophone, Meran, Tyrol; long-spouted glass flask used by Italian sailors and fishermen for pouring water into the mouth from a distance, Rapallo, and tobacco-pipe, Italy; metal-mounted tobacco-pipe, Palma, and ditto used by shepherds, Tenerife, Canary Islands; crescent of boar's tusks for hanging on a camel's neck to avert the Evil eye, Turkey; Turkish red pottery pipe-bowl, and Turkish or Egyptian ditto of meerschaum; black pottery pipe-bowl, ? Ashanti; 2 red ditto, Ashanti; collar or armlet with charm cases to avert accidents, W. Africa, obtained during the Ashanti War of 1876; carved wooden hair-pin, Gold Coast; and 2 harpoon blades of slate, Eastern Eskimo. (Rev. C. V. Goddard.)
Wooden club, Queensland; spear-thrower and bull-roarer, W. Australia; II Australian boomerangs; knife with curved blade, large chopping-knife, and 2 spears, E. Africa; 8 small arrows, Equatorial Africa; leather quiver with arrows, obtained by the late Admiral Sir Charles Knowles during the Niger expedition of 1864; 4 wooden paddles closely resembling type from the Central Solomon Islands, but said to have been obtained on the above Expedition; English sword; wooden post with carved human figure in attitude of prayer, Burma; 4 Chinese stringed musical instruments and 4 painted papier-mache masks, obtained in Corea; and bamboo quiver with 16 arrows, Corea. (Sir Francis Knowles, Bart.) Large thin leaf-shaped flint blade, found in Suffolk, probably at Wangford. (Lawrence.) Throwing-knife, Central Africa. (E. Puttock.) Spear, New Caledonia; bow and arrows, Santa Cruz Islands; paddle-shaped club, New Ireland ; 3 clubs, New Britain; 7 obsidian-bladed spears, Admiralty Islands; 3 bows and 2 arrows, Solomon Islands; bone-tipped arrow, New Hebrides; 2 old wooden head-rests and 6 arrows, N. New Guinea, 6 very long arrows, British Guiana; bow and 17 very long arrows, Conibo, E. Peru; 4 harpoon-arrows, Belgian Congo; 4 iron-headed spears, E. Africa; 2 Zulu assegais; wooden cross-bow with 4 darts, N. Nigeria. Stone implements from G. F. Lawrence's collection, viz.: chert blade, Floyd County, Indiana, U.S.A.; fluted core of chert, Sind Province, India; flint sickle, Denmark; broken flint celt, Menchecourt; flint scraper, Mons, Belgium; flint flakes, Great Chesterford, Essex; 8 flint arrow-heads, 8 blades, 4 knives, 9 flakes, 16 scrapers, 3 borers, saw made from a flake, thick flake worked all over one surface to form an ovate implement (?palaeolithic), core scraper (Aurignacian type), small celt, discoidal implement worked over both surfaces, and another made from a broken ground celt, North Stow, Cambridgeshire; small flint blade, Soham, Cambs.; 35 flint scrapers and flakes, &c., lance blade, and " fabricator ", Ickling-
ham, Suffolk; portion of a large leaf-shaped blade (?Solutrean), 3 flint blades, borer, 6 flake knives, leaf-shaped arrow-head, chisel, 31 scrapers, 3 flakes, and 2 other small worked flints, Mildenhall, Suffolk; flake knife, Suffolk; 3 flint scrapers and flake knife, Warren Hill, Suffolk. (Stevens.) (Part purchase, see under L. C. G. Clarke's donations.)

Printing set for decorating the bands of cloths, from the only old man still practising the art in the village, Rengma Nagas, Themokedima village, Naga Hills. Lent by J.P. Mills, M.A., I.C.S.

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