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Title

Cassowary bone dagger

mid 20th century
collected 1969

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • Details

    Other Title
    Spoon/dagger
    Place where the work was made
    Lake Kopiago Southern Highlands Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Duna people
    Dates
    mid 20th century
    collected 1969
    Media categories
    Ceremonial object , Animal material
    Materials used
    cassowary bone, plant fibre string, gold-lipped oyster shell (Pinctada maxima)
    Dimensions
    26.0 cm length
    Credit
    Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    805.1979.6
    Copyright
    © Duna people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics
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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Lake Kopiago

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication