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Gope Board

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Artist Unknown (Papua New Guinea)

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Gope Board, Artist Unknown (Papua New Guinea)
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, pigment
Size: 56 x 10 1/2 in. (142.24 x 26.67 cm)
Creation Place: Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf, Wapo River, Epegau Village
Culture: Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf, Wapo River
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Ancestral Tablet (Gope); wood, traces of piugment mostly gone; From Epegau village, Wapo area.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Evelyn A. J.Hall and John A. Friede
Accession Number: 83.160.5
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009