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Slit Gong Beater

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Ambunti Hills, Kanganaman village, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Iatmul people
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H.1 x W. 32 in. (2.5 x 81.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1761
Not on view
[Wayne Heathcote, Papua New Guinea, until 1966; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1966, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1966–1978

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