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Suspension Hook

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Object Number:
29-50-334
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
New Guinea
Yentshemangua
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Cork
Pigment
Description:
Large female human figure in wood, seated on wide double-hook crescent. Body and upper part of limbs covered with strongly marked carved representation of cicatrization. Two extra spikes for suspension of objects on base in triangular opening between lower leg and thigh; there are two more on back of base.
Height:
97cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.)
Other Number:
3   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 131
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[Book] Gathercole, Peter W., et al. 1979. The Art of the Pacific Islands. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22.46
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[Article] Pezzati, Alexandro. 2012. "Oceania". Expedition. 54 (3): pp. 41-42. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 42 (center left)
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