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Collection

An image of Keuleuka (war club) by
Alternate image of Keuleuka (war club) by

Wonenara, Obura-Wonenara District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Keuleuka (war club)
Other titles:
Fighting club
Place of origin
WonenaraObura-Wonenara DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baruya people
Year
early 20th century
collected 1966
Media category
Arms & armour
Materials used
stone, wood, plaited split-rattan binding, plant resin, red pigment
Dimensions

67.0 cm length; stone head 11.8 cm diameter

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
585.1979
Copyright
© Baruya 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, 88 (colour illus.), 160. cat.no. 32

Exhibition history (1)

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