Unknown Artist

Ceremonial axe

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Mount Hagen, Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Melpa people
Year
early 20th century
Media
Ceremonial object, Arms & armour
Medium
wood, bamboo, stone
Dimensions
58.0 cm handle; 70.0 cm across head
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
525.1979