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Fishhook

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Object Number:
CIVIC1993.X.245
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
New Guinea (uncertain)
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Bone
Turtle Shell
Plant Fiber
Description:
Composite lure fishhook. Bone shank, turtle shell point lashed on with plant fiber. See Phelps, Pl. 158, #1021 and p. 433. Finschhaven?
Credit Line:
Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Other Number:
1993.X.245   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Phelps, Steven. 1976. Art and Artefacts of the Pacific, Africa and the Americas. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 263 Pl. 158; p. 433 #1021; p. 222
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