University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:62-19-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Gimi
Provenience: New Guinea
Eastern Highlands, New Guinea
Locus: Labogai census district
Hegeturu Community
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Gourd
Glass
Tooth
Feather
Length: 27 cm
Width: 18 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard B. Glick, 1962

Description

Gourd mask worn by certain performers during pig festivals. Decorated with beads; boards teeth and feathers.


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