University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-45
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Kanduonum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Shell
Plant Fiber
Length: 44 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:285 - Other Number

Description

Man's breast ornament. Cf. 29-50-44. At juncture of straps a cane loop holds a nose ornament of shell simulating split boar's tusks, and a charm (?) wrapped in bark. Shell pendant.


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