University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-625
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Angelmann
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Shell
Iconography:Crocodile
Woman
Hornbill
Length: 152.4 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:2 - Other Number

Description

Carved in the form of a crocodile with the end of its tail resting against the back of a female figure which faced the stern of the canoe. On top of the crocodile's head are carved a human mask and a human head (high relief), and between them a hornbill (in the round)


Bibliography:

[Book] Linton, Ralph & Wingert, Paul S. 1946. Arts of the South Seas.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum. The University Museum Bulletin. 12 (3-4)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wardwell, Allen. 1971. The Art of the Sepik River.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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