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: 54cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number403 - 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] Linton, Ralph & Wingert, Paul S. 1946. Arts of the South Seas. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.114View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum. The University Museum Bulletin. 12 (3-4) : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 16View Objects cited in this Publication

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