University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-575
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Tambunum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 23.5 cm
Width: 5.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:509 - Other Number

Description

Wooden. Oval. Carving represents at one end the head of a crocodile or turtle and at the other a knobbed tail. On the sides, the carving includes 4 bent limbs of the creature intended to be represented.


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