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Spirit board, gope
Spirit board, gope
Date:
C-14 dating: 1490–1670 (94% probability)
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood, Pig Tusk, And Pigment
Dimensions:
137.2 x 59.7 x 11.4 cm (54 x 23 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Epegau Village; Northeastern Kiwai Language Speakers (Gope Dialect)
Provenance:

"Collected by Thomas Schultze-Westrum in 1966." (Catalog #459, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 162.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.85
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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