University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-50-678
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Timbunke
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Bird
Man
Length: 79.5cm
Outside Diameter:19.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number7 - Other Number

Description

Wooden, cone-shaped, hollow. Surmounted by the painted figure of a bird, which stands on the shoulders of a male human figure carved in relief on one side of the cone, and painted.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

What in the World (04 Feb 1981 - 23 Feb 1981)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Linton, Ralph & Wingert, Paul S. 1946. Arts of the South Seas. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.121View Objects cited in this Publication

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