Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Male Figure with Overmodeled Skull

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Iatmul people
Medium:
Wood, human skull, clay, cowrie shells, hair, fiber, paint
Dimensions:
H. 65 x W. 10 x D. 3 in. (165.1 x 25.4 x 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1636a
Not on view
[M.L.J. Lemaire, Amsterdam, Netherlands, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

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