Human skull, small, with lower jar attached by sen

Made:
1851-1910 in Papua New Guinea

Human skull, small, with lower jar attached by sennit and missing teeth replaced by cane pegs, face reconstructed with traces of shell inlay for eyes, traces of coloured pigment, from Kokori River region, Papua Gulf, Papua New Guinea, 1851-1910

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A45779
Materials:
bone, cane, clay, fibre, sennit and teeth, ivory
type:
skulls
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust