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Collection

Unantu, Kainantu, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Cooking pot
Other titles:
Pot
Place of origin
UnantuKainantuEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Agarabi (Agarabe) people
Year
collected 1968
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
earthenware, blackened, red earth pigment, incised decoration
Dimensions

34.0 cm height:

0 - Whole; 34 cm (13 3/8"); diameter at neck of pot

0 - Whole; 20 cm (7 7/8")

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
748.1979
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 general information about Agarabi pottery, see pg. 158-160.

Virginia Watson, Southwestern Journal of Anthropology, 'Pottery in the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea', pg. 121-28, United States of America, Summer 1955. General article about pottery production in the Agarabi-speaking and Kamano-speaking communities of the Eastern Highlands.