Chimbu, Currency String Necklace

1972.05.0001

Photo of Chimbu, Currency String Necklace

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Chimbu, Currency String Necklace   (1972.05.0001)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Exchange Media : N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Oceania--Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, middle sepik district
Period/Date European Contact, 1900 - 1945 CE
Culture Melanesian
Location On Exhibitin the Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 27.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 24.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.0 cm
Weight 307 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant, Animal--Shell
Manufacturing Processes Drilling, Stringing, Dyeing
Munsell Color Information Dark Grayish Yellowish Brown (10yr 3/2) -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 Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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