University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:89-17-106B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Papua New Guinea
Western Province, Papua New Guinea
Credit Line:Purchased from Stuart A. Kirsch, 1989
Other Number:112A - Other Number


Male cult flutes (komok). Pair of bamboo joints, of different lengths. End blown; player blows across two tubes in alternation. For more data see Kirsch field notes. Made by Nonggong Buyop, yat clan, Kombut village, Irian Jaya, living at Dome refugee camp. Purchased from maker 1/29/89. This is a sacred object, Yonggom men do not want Yonggom women to see it. No photographing or publication of details of this object without permission from collector or curator.

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