Knife

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
1394
Item name
Knife 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
Currency/Trade
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Manus Province > Admiralty Islands > Manus Island
Map
Collector
Dr Pike  
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Donated by Dr Pike  
Raw material
Obsidian; wood; plant pigment; adhesive putty (Parinarium laurinum)
Dimensions
H: 200 mm W: 50 mm L: D: 20 mm Circum:

Description

Obsidian blade knife with carved wooden handle.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

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