University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:89-17-33
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yonggom/Muyu
Provenience: Papua New Guinea
Western Province, Papua New Guinea
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Stone
Wood
Peel
Pigment
Credit Line:Purchased from Stuart A. Kirsch, 1989
Other Number:115 - Other Number

Description

Adze. Stone blade with nearly triangular cross section, pointed butt, rattan lashings. Red clay applied to blade and lashings, Blade probably traded in from the west. General all purpose type, for clearing, etc. No longer used. Hafted for collection by Kaitanus Dot, Ok dan clan, Timka village, Irian jaya, living in Dome refugee camp. Purchased form Kaitanus Dot.


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