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Object Number:89-17-34
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yonggom/Muyu
Provenience: Papua New Guinea
Western Province, Papua New Guinea
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Stone
Wood
Peel
Credit Line:Purchased from Stuart A. Kirsch, 1989
Other Number:61 - Other Number

Description

Adze. Plano convex stone blade, wood haft, rattan lashings. Resin with charcoal applied to blade and lashings. Plaited retaining ring over forepart of lashings. Blade traded in from west. No longer used. Hafted for collection by Dokyap Kowot, Meremjo clan, Dome village. Acquired from his son, Kerek Dokyap.


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