Human skull, no lower mandible, with wooden shaft

Made:
1851-1920 in Papua New Guinea

Human skull, no lower mandible, with wooden shaft carved in form of stylized crocodile projecting from nasal aperture, ceremonial, from Sepik River region, New Guinea, 1851-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A128028
Materials:
bone, ivory, teeth, wood
type:
skull
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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