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Bark For Chewing

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Native NameMassoi
Object Number:29-50-529
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Tambunum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark
Plant Fiber
Pigment
Length: 35 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:521 - Other Number

Description

Kept in man's netting bag; small pieces bitten off and chewed. Incised and painted decoration representing a series of conventionalized human masks.

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