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An image of Kula jimben (three-pronged spear) by
Alternate image of Kula jimben (three-pronged spear) by

Minj, Anglimp-South Waghi District, Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Kula jimben (three-pronged spear)
Other titles:
Hagen spear
Place of origin
MinjAnglimp-South Waghi DistrictJiwaka ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Wahgi people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1967
Media category
Arms & armour
Materials used
wood, carved, plaited split-rattan binding
Dimensions

328.8 x 13.7 x 8.5 cm

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
309.1978
Copyright
© Wahgi people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 83 (colour illus.), 160. cat.no. 27

Exhibition history (2)

Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1974 -

Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 May 2014–10 Aug 2014