Ancestral Board (Gope)

Papuan Gulf
Papua New Guinea


1970s or 1980s

Wood with red ochre and white pigment

Overall: 48 5/8 × 9 1/4 × 1 3/16 in. (123.5 × 23.5 × 3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Cynthia and Douglas McCollum in memory of Audrey and Robert McCollum



Place Made: Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania


20th century

Object Name

Personal Symbol

Research Area


Not on view


Collected by Audrey and Robert McCollum; to thier children, Cynthia and Douglas McCollum; given to present collection, 2018.

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