University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameTambaras
Object Number:74-30-14
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Small Nambas
Provenience: New Hebrides
Malekula
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Grass
Earth
Pigment
Iconography:Bat
Credit Line:New Hebrides Expedition; John D. Hedrick, 1974
Other Number:MK-108 - Other Number

Description

Bat figure, clay on vegetable fiber base. Painted. Used as decoration in the dance area in conjunction with mask 74-30-11. See also 74-30-18. Several used at one time. Item name: tambaras.


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