University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: CIVIC1993.X.245
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: New Guinea (uncertain)
Turtle Shell
Plant Fiber
Height: 2.8cm
Length: 8.6cm
Width: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1993.X.245 - Other Number


Composite lure fishhook. Bone shank, turtle shell point lashed on with plant fiber. See Phelps, Pl. 158, #1021 and p. 433. Finschhaven?


[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. 222View Objects cited in this Publication

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