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Slit Gong Beater

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Komindibit village, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Iatmul people
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 37 3/8 x W. 1 7/8 x D. 1 7/8 in. (94.9 x 4.8 x 4.8 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1968
Accession Number:
1978.412.1541
Not on view
Museum der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland; John Pasquarelli, Papua New Guinea, until 1968; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1968–1978

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