Dance Shield

1967.08.0008

Photo of Dance Shield

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Dance Shield   (1967.08.0008)
Classification/
Nomenclature
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

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 187.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 26.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 8.5 cm
Weight 3,700 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Plant--Cane, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Painting
Munsell Color Information Moderate Yellow (5Y 8/6 ) -ns Moderate Olive Brown ( 2.5Y 4/2) -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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