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Pieces detached from painted ceremonial board in wood. Became detached during World Gallery installation.


component; ceremonial board

1 item (description level: accessory)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  component; ceremonial board

Orokolo Bay, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania
Additional place information
made or collected:  Orokolo Bay 
Additional culture information
maker or user:  Elema 

Materials & techniques
wood; pigment
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
material: pigment (overall)

Related objects
part of ceremonial board (nn2155)
Related subjects
association: War- and Peace-making
maker or user: Elema
object name: ceremonial boards
object name: components

Record created 2018-05-10 by RWEST
Record last updated 2018-05-16 by RWEST

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