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Funerary Carving (Malagan)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, New Ireland, New Ireland
Culture:
Northern New Ireland
Medium:
Wood, paint, shell, beads
Dimensions:
H. 110 1/2 x W. 34 1/2 x D. 10 1/2 in. (280.7 x 87.6 x 26.7 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1972
Accession Number:
1978.412.1494a-f
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
[Everett Rassiga, New York, until 1966]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1966, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1966–1972; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1972–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 60.

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, pp. 74–81.



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