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    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 10 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, including dark brown/black and white pigments, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a figure ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 5 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a figure with sinuous limbs in classical style for the ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 2 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a face at top above a stylized body and umbilical motif in ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 12 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a head carved atop the board and stylized motifs below, in ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 11 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a stylized face above classical patterns, perhaps representing ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 7 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a figure in segmented form, in classical style for the ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 1 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of standing figure in classical style for the region. Originally ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 13 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a squatting figure above radiating umbilical iconography, ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 3 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a central face with rising liner geometric patterning in ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 4 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a figure in abstract form with sinuous limbs in classical ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 6 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a head atop a body with patterning resembling skeletal ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 9 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a face atop a set of lozenges indicating bodies in classical style for ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 8 

      Unknown author (10/3/2016)
      Gope Board of unusual form, made from an old canoe paddle and carved in relief with depictions of a spirit face and linear patterns in classical style for the region. Originally from the area between the Era River, Purari ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 19 

      Unknown author (10/4/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a figure in classical style for the region. Originally from the area ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 17 

      Unknown author (10/4/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, the thickness suggesting it was made from the bottom of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a figurine in two segments in classical ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 20 

      Unknown author (10/4/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a central face with curling motifs above and below in ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 14 

      Unknown author (10/4/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a central face beneath a geometric upper register, with a ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 16 

      Unknown author (10/4/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of an ancestral face with linear patterning above and below ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 18 

      Unknown author (10/4/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a face with reptile motifs in classical style for the region. Originally ...
    • Papuan Gulf Spirit Board 15 

      Unknown author (10/4/2016)
      Gope Board of classical form, made from a slightly bowed piece of hardwood, possibly the bottom or gunwale of a war canoe; and carved in relief with depictions of a stylized face atop a serrated panel in classical style ...