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Unidentified Iatmul maker, Tambunam Village, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

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20th century

Wood and red, white, and black pigment

Overall: 66 1/2 in. (168.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection

990.54.27850

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Armament

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 57, Origins of Inequality, Alan Covey, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

The Primitive Arts of the Sepik River, New Guinea, The Lang Art Galleries, New Guinea, October 18-December 17, 1960, no. 4410.

Melanesian Art: The Sepik River and Abelam Hill Country, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-December 8, 2019.

Changing Traditions in Pacific Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 38, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 7-November 10, 2002.

Publication History

The Lang Art Galleries, Scripps College, The Primitive Arts of the Sepik River, New Guinea, Claremont, CA: The Lang Art Galleries, Scripps College, 1960, no. 4410.

Provenance

Acquired by Harry A. Franklin (1903-1983), Los Angeles, California, in the 1950s; bequeathed to the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles, California, 1983; lent to present collection, 1990; given to present collection, 1997.

Old Number

O0253

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