An image of Yɨvɨraata (shield with slit)

Unknown Artist

Yɨvɨraata (shield with slit)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Marawaka, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Baruya people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media
Arms & armour
Medium
wood, white pigment, yellow ochre pigment, remains of bast sling
Dimensions
107.0 x 58.0 x 2.0 cm
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
257.1978
Copyright
© Baruya people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics