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Collection

An image of Ritual stone ball by

Gumine District, Simbu (Chimbu) Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Ritual stone ball
Other titles:
Ball
Place of origin
Gumine DistrictSimbu (Chimbu) ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Golin people
Year
collected 1964
Media category
Ceremonial object
Materials used
stone, pecked pattern
Dimensions

7.8 cm diameter (irreg.):

0 - Whole; 23 cm; circumference

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
273.1978
Copyright
© Golin people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 53. cat.no. H111; "Stone ball, pattern of pecked holes".