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Funerary Mask

Native NameTatanua
Object Number:P4558
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Ireland
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Plant Fiber
Shell
Feather
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1913
Other Number:2367 - Other Number
2369 - Other Number

Description

Funerary mask.Tatanua. Heads of bird-headed snakes issuing from nostrils surmount eyes.

Bibliography:

[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. 1947. "The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 12. no. 3-4. pg. 1-109 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 2 View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Hall, Henry U. 1935. "Malagan of New Ireland". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 5. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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