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Ear Ornament (Teruntet [?])

Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, West Sepik Province, Telefomin, Upper Sepik River
Culture:
Mountain Ok people
Medium:
Bamboo
Dimensions:
L. 6 7/8 x Diam. 3/4 in. (17.5 x 1.9 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1813
Not on view
[Barry Craig, New South Wales, Australia, until 1970]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1970, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1970–1978

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