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ID: 700001763Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Spear (spear (weapon); Unknown; undetermined; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; OL000701)
Note: Weapons in Vanuatu were sometimes decorated with small masterpieces of sculpture, as is this fragment. However, this fragment's pigmentation and elaborate lashing are exceptional compared with other surviving examples.
Titles:
Spear (preferred,C,U,RP,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
spear (weapon) [300037038] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Weapons and Ammunition (Hierarchy Name), weapons, edged weapons, staff weapons)
weapon [300036926]
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Weapons and Ammunition (Hierarchy Name))
edged weapon [300036973]
..... (Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Weapons and Ammunition (Hierarchy Name), weapons)

Classifications:
arms and armor (preferred)

Creation Date: undetermined

Creator Display:
Unknown [preferred,VP]
carver unknown (unknown cultural designation) [500125274]
Locations:
Current: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Wellington region, North Island, New Zealand) [500311561] Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: OL000701
Credit Line: Oldman Collection. Gift of the New Zealand Government, 1992
Creation: Vanuatu [1000225] Oceania (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: bamboo, wood, human bone, plant fibre, organic pigment, leaf
bamboo (material) [300011873]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, grass (plant material))
wood (plant material) [300011914]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, <wood and wood products>)
bone (material) [300011798]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by composition>, combination inorganic/organic material, combination inorganic/organic animal material, <bone and bone components>)
plant fiber [300014031]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by form>, <materials by physical form>, <fiber and fiber products>, fiber, natural fiber)
organic pigment [300013120]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, colorant (material), pigment, <pigment by composition or origin>)
leaf (plant material) [300011892]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material)
woodcarving [300054089]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, <processes and techniques by material>, <woodworking and woodworking processes and techniques>, woodworking)
painting techniques [300053343]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <painting and painting techniques>)

Dimensions: Overall: 972 (length) x 55 (width) mm
General Subject:
object (utilitarian) (preferred )

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Spear........ [VP]
........ Te Papa spreadsheet (2012)
........ Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=194071; accessed 17 August 2012
Subject: ....... [VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=194071; accessed 17 August 2012
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