Hanging hook

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
25868
Item name
Hanging hook 
Category
Sculpture/Carving
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > East Sepik Province
Map
Collector
Mrs Corrigan 
Acquisition date
October 17, 1986 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Corrigan 
Raw material
wood; white clay; charcoal
Dimensions
H: 720 mm W: 230 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Male hanging hook; incisions on the front and back shoulders, like crocodile scales, star incisions around the navel; white bands around the knees, buttocks and down the waist.

Research notes

From the series 'What do Objects want? The face of humanity in the UQ Anthropology Museum'.

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