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Suspension Hook

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Object Number:
29-50-340
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
New Guinea
Kararau
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Wooden human figure, male. Body enclosed in kind of frame; legs and arms form two open lozenges. Stands on representation of (?) pig's head, which is provided with four upright spikes for suspension of objects.
Height:
106cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.)
Other Number:
539   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum. The University Museum Bulletin. 12 (3-4) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 73, Fig. 13
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[Book] Wardwell, Allen. 1971. The Art of the Sepik River. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 63
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