Ceremonial Spear

Murik people, Murik Lakes, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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about 1900

Wood

Overall: 57 1/4 in. (145.4 cm)

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

990.54.27917

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

19th century

Object Name

Armament: Edged

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

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, 1991.

Old Number

O0663

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