University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-584
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Yamanum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 13 cm
Width: 2.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:492 - Other Number

Description

Wooden. Oval, with carved representation at the ends of the (?) head and tail of a tortoise. The sides are fully carved with curvilinear decoration and at the base of the "tail", below, is a pit marking the (?) cloaca


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