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Collection

Marawaka, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Shield
Place of origin
MarawakaEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Dunkwi Anga (Kukukuku) people
Year
collected 1969
Media category
Arms & armour
Materials used
wood, white and yellow ochre pigments
Dimensions

107.0 x 58.0 x 5.0 cm

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
257.1978
Copyright
© Kukukuku people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 52. cat.no. H96; "Shield, wood, coloured yellow ochre and white on brown background. Kukukuku tribe, Marawaka. Co. 1969 Cat.2110".