Human skull. New Guinea, Asmat


Human skull with basketweave headband, seeds, sago palm vegetable fibers, small shells and
egret feathers. Eyes encrusted with small shells. Bone nasal ornament.

West Iran (formerly Holland New Guinea), Asmat, 1960 period

Height: approx. 16 cm (6-1/4 in.) - Width: approx. 22 cm (8-1/2 in.).

- Cf. The Asmat. The Michael C. Rockefeller expeditions 1961 catalogue page 332

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013041028