University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-50-361
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Iatmul
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Yentshemangua
Date Made: Before 1913
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1913
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Clay
Pigment
Plant Fiber
Height: 15cm
Length: 33cm
Width: 19.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number650? - Other Number

Description

Earthenware bowl. Elliptical, with a rounded bottom. Molded decoration around the rim, including two handles in the form of zoomorphic heads. One handle pierced for plant fiber hanging cord. Black, red and white pigment. Broken and mended. Probably a food bowl.


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