Human skull, jaws bound with cane strips, incised

Made:
1801-1920 in Papua New Guinea

Human skull, jaws bound with cane strips, incised crude pattern on forehead, kept as trophy, from New Guinea, 1801-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A38187
Materials:
bone, cane, strips and ivory, teeth
type:
skull
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust