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Collection

An image of Sorcery pot by

Porapora River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Sorcery pot
Place of origin
Porapora RiverEast Sepik ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
probably Abu people
Year
collected 1965
Media categories
Ceramic, Ceremonial object, Sculpture
Materials used
earthenware, chip-carved decoration
Dimensions

28.0 cm height:

0 - Whole; 28 cm

Credit
Purchased 1965
Accession number
423.1994
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Margaret Tuckson and Patricia May, The traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, 'East and West Sepik Provinces', pg. 208-325, Kensington, 1982, 250, 251 (illus.). figure no. 9.72

Margaret Tuckson, Pottery in Australia [vol. 5, no. 1], 'Pottery in New Guinea', pg. 9-16, Turramurra, May 1966, between pg.16-17 (illus.).

Exhibition history (1)

Sospen Graun: traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, Djamu Gallery, Sydney, 04 Mar 2000–28 Aug 2000