Dance Shield


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Dance Shield   (1967.08.0007)
Communication Artifacts : Personal Symbols : Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Oceania--Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, West New Britain, Kandrian, East New Britain
Period/Date 1960 - 1963
Culture Melanesian, Sulka Tribe
Location On Exhibitin the Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 171.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 28.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 7.2 cm
Weight 3,400 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Plant--Cane, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Painting
Munsell Color Information Grayish Yellow (2.5Y 7/2 ) -ns Dark Yellow ( 2.5Y 6/8) -ns

Research Remarks

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

Image in the 2005 Illio University of Illinois Yearbook. Photo: Spurlock Museum, Fall 2006, p. 12.

Artifact History

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

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