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Suspension Hook

Object Number:29-50-334
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Yentshemangua
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Cork
Pigment
Height: 102 cm
Width: 90 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:3 - Other Number

Description

Large human figure in wood, seated on wide double-hook crescent. Body and upper part of limbs covered with strongly marked carved representation of cicatrization. Two extra spikes for suspension of objects on base in triangular opening between lower leg and thigh; there are two more on back of base.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 131View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Newton, Douglas, and Kaeppler, Adrienne L., and Gathercole, Peter W. 1979. The Art of the Pacific Islands.. National Gallery of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 321 (22.46)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Pezzati, Alessandro, and Davenport, William H. et al. 1988. "Oceania". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 54. no. 3. pg. 41-42 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 42 (center left)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Davenport, William H. 1981. The National Gallery Presents Ethnographic Art from Oceania.. Vol. Volume 7, Number 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 76, Figure 4View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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