Splashboard of a Trobriand Island canoe
Introduction to
Cultural Anthropology


Anthropology 203.2 - Sonoma State University - Fall 2005
Taught by Dr. Bruce Owen
Updated on December 3
Repetitions of motifs on the splashboard of a Trobriand Island Canoe
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Introduction to Cultural Anthropology by Bruce Owen
Copyright (c) 2005, Bruce Owen. All rights reserved.
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URL of this document: http://bruceowen.com/introcultural/203f2005-2.htm
Revised: 3 December 2005