Dance Shield


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Dance Shield   (1967.08.0006)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1960 - 1963
Culture Melanesian, Sulka Tribe

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 188.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 31.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 12.2 cm
Weight 4,300 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Plant--Cane, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Painting
Munsell Color Information Moderate Yellow (5Y 8/6 ) -ns Grayish Reddish Orange ( 2.5YR 5/6) -ns

Research Remarks

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

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Cedric H. Marks
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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