Reliquary display figure, Mbwatnggowi

Reliquary display figure, Mbwatnggowi
Reliquary display figure, Mbwatnggowi
Date:
C-14 dating: 18th–19th century (inconclusive % probability)
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood, Pigment, Sago Leaf, Human Skull, Clay, Wax, Pigment, And Conus Shell Discs
Dimensions:
160 x 34 x 22 cm (63 x 13 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Kandingai Village; Iatmul People; Niyaura Subgroup
Provenance:

Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art

Accession Number:
2007.44.30
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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