Dagger

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Kwanga people
Medium:
Cassowary bone, pigment
Dimensions:
Length 12-7/8 in.
Classification:
Bone/Ivory-Implements
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.29.1 G
Not on view
Dr. Robert MacLennan, Lyons, France, 1964–1974

Newton, Douglas. "Mother Cassowary's Bones: Daggers of the East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea." Metropolitan Museum Journal vol. 24 (1989), pp. 318–319, fig. 22.

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, pp. 45.