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Yellow River region (Namie speakers) Shield Title Notes: *Re-attributed to Yellow River region, Sandaun (West Sepik) province. The dimensions of the shield do not match those of the Mountain Ok (previous attribution); and the designs on the surface of the shield closely resemble those depicted in: Harry Beran & Barry Craig (eds) 2005 "Shields of Melanesia" p77 Figures 4.5 & 4.6 - two shields which were collected in the Yellow River region of West Sepik Province. (Michael Gunn 2012 March 19)
Place made: West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, pigment
Dimensions: 149.0 h x 67.0 w cm
Accession No: NGA 00.207