University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2017-14-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Indonesia
New Guinea
Papua Province
Baliem Valley
Plant Fiber
Length: 17 cm
Width: 9.5 cm
Outside Diameter:4.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift from the collection of Robert C. and Mae R. Carter, 2017


Short gourd, mottled, curved entirely back on itself at narrow (closed) end, which includes stem. Band of zig-zag woven peel near wider (open) end. Long loop of twisted plant fiber.

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