University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-50-321
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Yamanum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Height: 56cm
Width: 32cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number13 - Other Number

Description

Carved from one piece of wood. Hemispherical seat; back formed by the nose-beak portion of a large human-bird head.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1952 - 31 Dec 1952)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wingert, Paul S. 1953. Art of the South Pacific Islands. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 24View Objects cited in this Publication

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