Collection Online
Medium
bamboo, bone, pigment, cane
Measurements
158.0 × 1.5 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Papuan Region, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
ETH11-1973
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Hilda Richards, 1973
© the artists
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Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Light bamboo shaft with wooden top attached with woven fine cane. The tip is carved bone with barbs. Below the bone, the wooden head is carved in long stylised crocodile motif. There's a band of red pigment below the head.