University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-93-43
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Marquesas Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Conch Shell
Hair
Bone
Coconut Fiber
Length: 38 cm
Width: 19 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1929
Other Number:GBG 20 - Gordon Number

Description

Ornamented with carved human bone tube and hair. Plant fiber carrying cord.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Polynesia Gallery (28 Jan 1982 - Jun 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Hall, H. U. 1921. "Art of the Marquesas Islanders". The Museum Journal. Vol. XII (No. 4): pp. 252-292.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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