University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:58-17-28
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
New Guinea Highlands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Crocodile
Credit Line:Bequest of Harry B. Wright, 1958

Description

Realistic carving of fairly heavy, light-colored wood. Designs on the "haunches." Scales indicated over all except under side. Traces of white, orange, red and blue paint on scales and incised areas. Paint, except for white, would appear to be commercial.


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