University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-557A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Tambunum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bamboo
Wood
Peel
Pigment
Iconography:Crocodile
Hornbill
Length: 77 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:404 - Other Number

Description

Bamboo. For construction cf. 29-50-551. Bottom plug, hornbill and crocodile (head only of latter). Lime stick of bone; top carved in figure of bird. "Dance. Man's."


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Creating the Quid: Betel Chewing Paraphernalia from Asia and the Pacific (05 Apr 1997 - 31 Dec 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005) View Objects in Exhibition

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: 114 (right)View 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: p. 79, Fig. 16, rightView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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