Unknown Artist

Cassowary bone dagger,

Other titles:
Spoon/dagger
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Lake Kopiago, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Duna people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media
Ceremonial object, Animal material
Medium
cassowary bone, plant fibre string, gold-lipped oyster shell (Pinctada maxima)
Dimensions
26.0 cm length
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
805.1979.6
Copyright
© Duna people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics