University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: P1133
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Pliran River
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Scaly Anteater
Hornbill Feathers
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

Tapong Aam. Skin pangolin with tail feathers of rhinocerous hornbill. "[C]ap made of the skin of a manis [pangolin, scaly anteater]." (Furness, The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters, following p. 96)


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Penn in the World: Twelve Decades at the University of Pennsylvania Museum (08 May 2008 - 28 Sep 2008)View Objects in Exhibition
The Dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rain Forest (Furness, Hiller, Harrison Borneo Collection) (25 Feb 1989 - 01 Jul 1990)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Davenport, William H. et al. 1988. Expedition Magazine: Special Issue on Borneo Vol. 30, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39 (d)View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Furness, William H. 3rd. 1902. The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters. : Page/Fig./Plate: following p. 96View Objects cited in this Publication

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