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Dagger (Ndam Pisuwe)

Date:
early to mid-20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya)
Culture:
Asmat people
Medium:
Bone, cassowary feathers, seeds, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/4 x W. 2 1/8 in. (33.7 x 5.4 cm)
Classification:
Bone/Ivory-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1617
Not on view
Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen, Amsterdam, Holland, until 1961; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

Kjellgren, Eric. Oceania: Art of the Pacific Islands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, 4, 32.



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