University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-340
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Kararau
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 106 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:539 - Other Number

Description

Wooden human figure, male. Body enclosed in kind of frame; legs and arms form two open lozenges. Stands on representation of (?) pig's head, which is provided with four upright spikes for suspension of objects.


Bibliography:

[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. 73 (Fig. 13)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wardwell, Allen. 1971. The Art of the Sepik River.. The Art Institute of Chicago. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 63View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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