Washkuk Shield, New Guinea

Upper Sepik River, New Guinea
Manambu or Kwoma People
Late 19th to early 20th century
Stone-carved wood with pigment
58″ (l) x 18 1/2″ (w) x 5″ (d)

Ex-Christensen Collection, #CC61050 See Crocodile and Cassowary by Douglas Newton (New York, 1971), p. 61 for a similar example. Inventory no. 6523