University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-50-342
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Height: 104.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number18 - Other Number


Composite wooden figure, consisting partly of shaft rising from crescentic double-hook. A human mask surmounts the openwork carving in which the place of human limbs on each side of a conventionalized torso is taken by 4 birds, apparently parrots.

You may also be interested in these objects:

See a problem? Let us know

© Penn Museum 2017 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy / Upenn