University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 59-9-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Torres Strait
New Guinea
Materials:Turtle Shell
Credit Line:Purchased from Julius Carlbach, 1959


Turtle shell. Human. Face proper made of four pieces; ears, eyelids, nose, and beard (3 pieces) of separate pieces applied. Eyes, mouth (showing teeth), ear lobes, and beard cut out.

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