Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

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Oc1978,Q.845

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Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

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  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

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  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

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  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

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  • COMPASS Title: God stick with barkcloth

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  • Conservators working on object, July 2006. God image, staff made of wood, tapa, barkcloth.

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  • During conservation July 2006. God image, staff made of wood, tapa, barkcloth.

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  • During conservation July 2006.God image, staff made of wood, tapa, barkcloth.

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  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

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  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Full: Front

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Full: Front

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Full: Front

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Full: Front

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Full: Front

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Full: Front

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Full: Front

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Full: Front

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Full: Front

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Full: Front

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.  The head is now in the right possition.

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  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Detail: Other

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Detail: Other

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Detail: Other

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Detail: Other

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Detail: Other

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Detail: Other

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Detail: Other

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Detail: Other

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Detail: Other

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Detail: Other

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central wood shaft wrapped in a roll of decorated barkcloth. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figures and a naturalistic penis, is missing. The shaft has been cut into three sections, two of which remain. A feathered pendant is in one ear.

    Full: Front

  • Wrapped staff god composed of a central carved wood shaft wrapped in a roll of beaten barkcloth decorated with stamped motives. The shaft is in the form of an elongated body, with a head and small figures at one end. The other end, composed of small figur

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