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Object Number:29-50-459
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Kararau
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Fur
Feather
Peel
Length: 313 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:159 - Other Number

Description

Wooden. Head of palmwood simulating bamboo. Carved decoration of flattened part of shaft near head includes what appear to be two human masks highly conventionalized, turned in the same direction. Cus-cus fur and stripped feathers at junction of shaft with head.


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