University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:55-13-70
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Lakalai
Provenience: New Britain
West Nakanai
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Feather
Pigment
Length: 180 cm
Width: 15 cm
Credit Line:New Britain Expedition; Ward Goodenough and C. A. Valentine, 1955

Description

Wood, with narrow central boss. Painted black, red, blue, white. Obverse: lizard with "eyes" at one end, and two diamond and oval motifs at other. Reverse: two lengthwise zigzags. Feather-edged.


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