University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-33
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Timbunke
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Cloth
Tusk
Feather
Height: 45 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:363 - Other Number
821 - Other Number

Description

Man's breast ornament. Face as 29-50-32 but flat (beard?) at chin is rectangular and there is a semicircular flap at each side near chin. Nose ornament as 29-50-29. Split boar's tusks behind. Feathers. 2 imitations of metal chain in plaited split cane depend from flaps near chin. Row of (?) dog's teeth above forehead. Whole suspended by single plaited strap.


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