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Suspension Hook

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Object Number:29-50-336
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Kaulagu
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Cowrie
Cuscus Skin
Length: 54 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:533 - Other Number

Description

Crouching wooden figure, male. Feet in low relief on front of base, which is provided behind with 3 upright spikes. Eyes of figure represented by cowries. It is provided with a fillet of cus-cus skin and a grass "sporran" which conceals a "false" membr. vir. of pith-like wood.

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