35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); two men decorated as ghosts/spirits (kipe dasm) who cleared the way for the charge of dancers onto Sekaka’s Golndop ceremonial ground at the height of their Pig Festival on 29th November 1979. One is smeared with white clay and wears a dancing apron and cassowary headdress; the other brown clay and wears shredded banana leaves; both carry spears. In the background are spectators and a partial view of a corrugated iron trade store.
- Production date
- January 1980
Height: 3.60 centimetres (image)
Height: 5 centimetres (mount)
Width: 2.40 centimetres (image)
Width: 5 centimetres (mount)
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- Photographs taken on during fieldwork to the Waghi Valley, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea between May 1979 and August 1981.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 36.2 JAN80M6 (O'Hanlon Number)