- Museum number
Human figure, amulet (?) of red wood, string, shell, rattan, cord. Figure has hands on knees, small shell rings fastened on biceps by rattan bands; cord through the septum, strings in ears.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1889)
- Curator's comments
- Registration slip description, written in 1889?:
New Guinea. N.E.Coast
Wooden human figure, coloured red, with hands on knees: small shell rings fastened on biceps by rattan bands: cord through septum … strings in ears.
No doubt from Astrolabe Bay.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1889C2.4330 (old CDMS no.)