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U002.45.4
Artist / Maker : Unknown artist
Title : Papua New Guinea Spears- A-G
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Papua New Guinea
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Medium / Material  : Bamboo; kwila wood
Support / Technique : hand carved
Object Type : spears (weapons)
Visual Description : A group of seven spears all of different designs. The most elaborate is decorated with yellow fibres which are wrapped around the tip of the spear and hand loose as well for decor. Another spear has four prongs at the end and is fairly simple in design. Blue cloth is stuck in between the four end pieces. Three spears are elaborated carved and are a dark wood. They are not painted. Another two are more simply carved and are not decorated. They are wound with grass in the centre.
Accession # : U002.45.4
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Height (cm) : 110.00
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Mandatory Credit : Gift of Fritz Boehm
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