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Kerewa people, Goaribari Island, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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collected 1912

Cane shaft, hardwood point, and black pigment with carved spiral design

Overall: 42 7/8 in. (108.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Professor William Patten, Class of 1908H

14.13.30205

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Armament: Edged

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Professor William Patten on Goaribari Island, Gulf of Papua, March 17-23, 1912 (see diary in Archives); given to present collection, 1914.

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