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U992.24.3
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Dagger)
Date (Execution) : 20th century
Geographical Origin : East Sepik, Papua New Guinea; or West Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Cultural Group : Sepik
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Bone
Support / Technique : Carved
Object Type : daggers (weapons)
Visual Description : Dagger is made from part of a long bone. Holes have been drilled through the socket depressions for inserting a string or joining to a handle. The upper side has carved decoration near the base. The bone has been split in half lengthwise. Design with triangles and zigzags near base.
Accession # : U992.24.3
Width (cm) : 4.50
Height (cm) : 34.30
Depth (cm) : 4.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :