Table of Contents - Volume 3, number 2 (June 1998) - 24 pages
To raise the treasure chest from the ocean floor to the surface, slowly separate the hands until the hanging loop is absorbed.
The man's hunched back is best seen in side view.
The inventor of this modern string figure points out that unlike most pool tables, his creation has four pockets instead of six. Maybe you can invent a six-pocket version!
The two central diamonds represent the bald man's eyes; the U-shaped empty space above his eyes represents his bald head. According to Jenness, children once made this string figure to ridicule old men.
Two frequently encountered technique sequences occur in this delightful figure from Nauru; an unnamed move in which an upright loop is formed, and Eongatubabo, a long sequence of moves found also in the Gilberts and at Tikopia.
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