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Pangia, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Arrows
Other titles:
Bow and arrows
Place of origin
PangiaSouthern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Wiru people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1967
Media category
Arms & armour
Materials used
bamboo, carved wood, plaited split-rattan binding, plant fibre string, red ochre pigment, bone
Dimensions

arrows 116.0 to 128.5 cm length, 1.0 to 1.3 cm diameter

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
814.1979.a-h
Copyright
© Wiru 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, 87 (colour illus., detail), 160. cat.n. 30

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