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Object / Artefact › Pacific/Ethnology
  • Description
    Bow made from palm wood. Has a rattan string currently detached at one end. There is a metal screw present at one end. There are two knotted rattan segments and two woven fibre segments
  • Other Number
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    10 July 2017
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness
Bow; Papua New Guinea; 2017.54.6
Bow; Papua New Guinea; 2017.54.6


  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2017.54.6
  • Notes
    This object was made and used in eastern Papua New Guinea. The donor lived in the area as a priest for 25 years, spoke the local language and travelled the surrounding area.
  • Culture
  • Production
    Unknown (maker)
    Papua New Guinea
    Circa 1975
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › wood
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length : 1810mm
    • 0 - Whole width : 40mm
    • 0 - Whole depth : 75mm
  • Record created
    21 October 2016

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