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Overmodeled Skull

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, New Ireland, New Ireland
Culture:
Southern New Ireland
Medium:
Human skull, fiber, shell, clay, paint
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/4 x W. 5 3/4 x D. 10 15/16 in. (19.7 x 14.6 x 27.7 cm)
Classification:
Bone/Ivory-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1968
Accession Number:
1978.412.1533
Not on view
Herr Thiel of Matupi, Hernsheim & Co.; Dr. Augustin Kraemer; [Everett Rassiga, New York, until 1968; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1968–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 54.



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