University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-552A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Yamanum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bamboo
Peel
Pigment
Iconography:Crocodile
Cock
Length: 75.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:403 - Other Number

Description

Bamboo. For construction cf. 29-50-551. Top plug, truncated cone; bottom carved to represent cock and crocodile. Handle of stick carved in rings surmounted by carved ornament of undetermined form. Said to be man's tube, used in the dance.


Bibliography:

[Book] Wingert, Paul S., and Linton, Ralph. 1946. Arts of the South Seas. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.114 (left)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Davidson, Daniel S.. "The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum". The University Museum Bulletin.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 12. no. 3-4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 79, Fig. 16, leftView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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