University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-50-334
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Yentshemangua
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Cork
Pigment
Height: 102cm
Width: 90cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number3 - Other Number

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

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

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