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Title

Keuleuka (war club)

early 20th century
collected 1966


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Fighting club


Cultural origin

Baruya people


Dates

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

585.1979



Place

Where the work was made
Wonenara

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 88 (colour illus.), 160. cat.no. 32