University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-552B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Yamanum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 54 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.114View 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: Fig. 16View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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