Orator's Stool

2004.17.0265

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Orator's Stool   (2004.17.0265)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Personal Symbols : Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Oceania--Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River, Chambri Lakes
Period/Date N/A
Culture Chambri, Melanesian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 200 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 38 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 30 cm
Weight N/A
Measuring Remarks Width taken across chest, depth taken from posterior to front.
Materials Animal--Feather, Animal--Shell, Plant--Wood, Pigment, Animal--Tooth
Manufacturing Processes Painting, Carved, Incising
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Spurlock Museum Newsletter, Summer 2005 (2005P.0021).

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Virginia M. and James D. Tobin Collection, Purchased from the Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information N/A

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