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Painted ceremonial board in wood, decorated with a design featuring a face with downturned eyes.


ceremonial board

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  ceremonial board
object name:  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)
overall: 730 mm x 30 mm x 335 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 730 mm x 30 mm x 335 mm

Related objects
contains component; ceremonial board (nn2155.1)
Related subjects
association: War- and Peace-making
maker or user: Elema
object name: ceremonial boards

Record created 1999-06-25
Record last updated 2018-06-28

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