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Native NameGerua
Object Number:62-19-78E
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Gimi
Provenience: New Guinea
Eastern Highlands, New Guinea
Locus: Labogai census district
Hegeturu Community
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard B. Glick, 1962

Description

Gerua boards used in pig festivals and later abandoned in trees; painted in bright colors

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