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Collection

An image of Fertility stone by

Tambul, Tambul-Nebilyer District, Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Fertility stone
Other titles:
Fertility (Mother), magic stone
Place of origin
TambulTambul-Nebilyer DistrictWestern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Kakoli (Kaugel) people
Year
collected 1963
Media category
Ceremonial object
Materials used
stone, incised with diamond pattern, red ochre pigment
Dimensions

22.2 cm length

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
317.1978
Copyright
© Kakoli (Kaugel) people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 54. cat.no. H156; "Fertility (Mother) Stone. Diamond pattern incised all over, coloured red ochre".