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Collection

Henganofi, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Cooking pot
Other titles:
Pot
Place of origin
HenganofiEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
probably Kamano (Kafe) people
Year
collected 1966
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
earthenware, blackened
Dimensions

21.6 cm height:

0 - Whole; 21.6 cm (8 1/2"); diameter of rim

0 - Whole; 11.4 cm (4 1/2")

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
747.1979
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Margaret Tuckson and Patricia May, The traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, 'Madang Province', pg. 162-205, Kensington, 1982. For an image of a similar Rawa cooking pot collected at Henganofi, see Figure 8.42, pg. 192.

Virginia Watson, Southwestern Journal of Anthropology, 'Pottery in the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea', pg. 121-128, United States of America, Summer 1955. General article about pottery production in the Agarabi-speaking and Kamano-speaking communities of the Eastern Highlands.