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Collector:
George C. McGhee  Search this
Donor Name:
George C. McGhee  Search this
Length - Object:
149 cm
Object Type:
Spear
Place:
Sepik River, New Guinea / East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia
Accession Date:
28 Apr 1994
Collection Date:
1970's
Notes:
ENTIRE SPEAR IS BAMBOO; SPEAR POINT IS A PIECE OF SHARPENED SPLIT BAMBOO WHICH IS PAINTED ON ONE SIDE; BELOW SPEAR POINT IS A CARVED SECTION PIGMENTED WITH WHITE AND DARK BROWN; THE REST OF THE PIECE HAS BEEN DARKENED.NOTE: DAMAGE - SPEAR POINT IS LOOSE; LASHINGS ARE NO LONGER TIGHT.
Record Last Modified:
2 Dec 2014
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
390923
USNM Number:
E426941-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c76cbfc4-5114-4c34-8b54-7b1b9d916b09
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8459655