Front part of human skull, with lower mandible

Made:
1851-1910 in New Britain

Front part of human skull, with lower mandible, masked with clay and fibre and painted red, black and white, with shell tongue, ritual object in ancester worship, from Gazelle Peninsular, New Britain, 1851-1910

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A656081
Materials:
bone, clay, fibre, ivory, teeth and shell
type:
skull
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust