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Dagger

Object Number:29-50-213
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Awatib
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Cassowary Bone
Feather
Length: 32.8 cm
Width: 4.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:506 - Other Number

Description

Cf. 29-50-208. Crude incised ornamentation; human face made up of elipses and circles; conventionalisation conceals origin of design less than in 29-50-208. 4 long tufts of feathers attached to head of dagger.

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