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ogué (digging stick or club)
  • Ayoreo peoples
  • ogué (digging stick or club), late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 102.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 40 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5340

The long dark brown stick is tapered at both ends, but one end is more blunted. It is somewhat flattened in cross section.