University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:84-2-84B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Lower Sepik River
Keram River
Kambot
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Benjamin Bernstein, 1984

Description

Segment of bamboo, with incised decoration including three human figures, band of circles around top, band of arcs around bottom. Incised carving blackened. Several cracks. Wood stick, notched for most of length, with, at top, a small human figure surmounted by a bird. Stick passes through center of a small round disc, which serves as lid for container.


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