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Bird amulet
Bird amulet
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Mycelium Fungus, Pigment
Dimensions:
7.6 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm (3 x 2.5 x 2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Kwaga Village; Nukuma People
Provenance:

"All three amulets were collected by Douglas Newton in Kwaga village in 1973. Douglas Newton Collection, New York." (Catalog #339, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 138.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.103
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

Gift of Marcia and John Friede in honor of Diane B. Wilsey and Harry S. Parker III

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