Ancestral Board (gope)

Meagoma/Karati village, Wapo Creek, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea

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collected in 1966

Wood

Overall: 55 7/8 in. (142 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Evelyn A. J. Hall and John A. Friede

183.7.26393

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Symbol

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Publication History

Robert L. Welsch, Virginia-Lee Webb, and Sebastian Haraha, Coaxing the Spirits to Dance: Art and Society in the Papuan Gulf of New Guinea, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2006, ill. p. 92.

Provenance

Collected by Thomas Schultz, 1966; Evelyn A. J. Hall and her son John A. Friede, New York, 1980; given to present collection, 1983.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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