Carved animal

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Registration number
976
Item name
Carved animal 
Category
Sculpture/Carving
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Milne Bay Province > Unknown
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Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Australian Board of Missions 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Wood carving - pig.

Medium grained hard wood, red-brown colour. Lightly carved concentric circles as decoration. Length 29.2cm, width 13.8cm, height 9.5cm.

Research notes

The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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