Oceanic Art - Boar's tusk pectoral, Boiken, Papua New Guinea
A dramatic boar’s tusk pectoral from the Boiken culture of Papua New Guinea. | Cassowary feathers anchor this fiber and nassa shell pectoral with five slivers of boar’s tusk lashed together, and two more tusks attached to the braided neck cord. | Early 20th century.
Key Latch | Roman | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Key Latch Date: 1st–7th century Culture: Roman Medium: Copper alloy Dimensions: Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 x 3/8 in. (6 x 2.5 x 1 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Bronze Credit Line: Purchase, De Souhami Collection, Rogers Fund, 1906 Accession Number: 06.176.53