University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-217
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Materials:Cassowary Bone
Plant Fiber
Length: 36 cm
Width: 5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:312 - Other Number


Cf. 29-50-208. Incised decoration which covers most of forward surface is based on features of human face, which have almost disappeared in circles, concentric curves, scrolls, etc. Bunch of grass attached to head.

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