From: Southwest Coast, New Guinea (uncertain) | New Guinea (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 58-17-24B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Asmat (uncertain)
Provenience Southwest Coast, New Guinea (uncertain) | New Guinea (uncertain)
Culture Area Asmat
Section Oceanian
Materials Bone | Seed | Feather | Plant Fiber

Cassowary humerus, polished and cut to a point. Distal end covered with closely netted fiber "cap" to which is attached an ornament of grey and red seeds and black tubes with tufts of cassowary feathers at the ends.

Length 30.5 cm
Width 7 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Harry B. Wright, 1958

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