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Catalog Number Ky-163
Object Name Penis Sheath
Description Palm leaf that has been wrapped and folded to form a conical shape.
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Kayapo
Date 1972-76
Material palm leaf
Dimensions L-4.8 cm
Condition Good
Catalog date 2011-09-02
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description Palm leaf, foreskin drawn thru
OCM Categories 301, 796, 881