University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-678
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Timbunke
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Bird
Man
Length: 79.5 Centimeters/Inches
Outside Diameter:19.5 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:7 - Other Number

Description

Wooden, cone-shaped, hollow. Surmounted by the painted figure of a bird, which stands on the shoulders of a male human figure carved in relief on one side of the cone, and painted.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

What in the World (04 Feb 1981 - 23 Feb 1981) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Linton, Ralph & Wingert, Paul S. 1946. Arts of the South Seas.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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