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cassowary bone dagger Papua New Guinea

cassowary bone dagger Papua New Guinea


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Oceanic: Weapons: Pre 1940: Item # 1156072

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This dagger was made from the leg bone of a cassowary bird. It was carved and used as a weapon by one of the indigenous tribal groups of Papua New Guinea, aka PNG. Approx 8 inches long with great patina and makes a wonderful example of an ethnographic artifact.