Hunting Trophy


From: Sulawesi

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 87-8-66
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Sulawesi
Section Oceanian
Materials Cow Skull

Hunting trophy, consisting of horns and forehead of anoa (wild cow, found only on Sulawesi). Hung on walls as trophy of successful hunt of this very fierce forest animal. This trophy given to collector as gift when admired hanging on porch of Tama Ari's house in Towulu. Triangular piece of skull, with two straight tapering horns. Loose scalp flesh, nail (not present) in forehead.

Length 29 cm
Width 12 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lorraine V. Aragon, 1987
Other Number 66 - Other Number

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