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U992.24.4
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Mortar)
Date (Execution) : 20th C
Geographical Origin : East Sepik, Papua New Guinea; or West Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Cultural Group : Sepik
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Wood
Support / Technique :
Object Type : mortars (grinding tools)
Visual Description : Mortar carved of round length of wood, part of which serves as base. The top has a carved out depression for the bowl of the mortar. Between the base and bowl, the core of wood appears to be a pillar decorated with incised curvilinear motifs. Beaked, human bodied figure wearing hats on each side
Accession # : U992.24.4
Width (cm) : 9.50
Height (cm) : 18.00
Depth (cm) : 8.50
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :