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Fragment of cult object, dunegatsir
Fragment of cult object, dunegatsir
Date:
C-14 dating: 1450–1640 (95.4% probability)
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood
Dimensions:
81.3 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm (32 x 6 x 6 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Near Danyig (Dainik) Village; Yimam Or Ewa People
Provenance:

"R. Christensen Collection, Madang, Papua New Guinea." (Catalog #271, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 126.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.114
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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