Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Sacred Percussion Plank

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Komindibit village, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Iatmul people
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/2 x W. 98 x D. 8 1/2 in. (11.4 x 248.9 x 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1968
Accession Number:
1978.412.1539
Not on view
Museum der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland; John Pasquarelli, Papua New Guinea, 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, 168.



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