University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2017-14-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Dani
Provenience: Indonesia
New Guinea
Papua Province
Baliem Valley
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Gourd
Peel
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

Description

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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