Massim Hook

198. A Massim hook early 20th century. P.N.G.

Below are Harry Berans original notes on this object.

HB 62 Hook for pig net

L 28. Wood, brown. Used for catching bush pigs by stretching a large net across a path and attaching it to bushes with one hook at each end.

Made by: ?

Made at: northern Massim

Made when: 20th C

Collected: ?

Purch.: New Guinea Primitive Arts c. 1974

Comment: These hook re used only in Kitava and Gawa

Ex Harry Beran.

28cm long.

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