Noranggau (Sago storage jar)

Noranggau (Sago storage jar)
This ceramic jar by an unknown maker comes from Aibom village, located on the edge of Chambri Lakes in the central Sepik region of Papua New Guinea. The Aibom people speak a dialect of the latmul language and are renowned for thei ceramic vessels which are traded with people from other villages on the banks of the Sepik, none of whom make pots.

Artist/s name
Aibom people, Aibom village, Cambri Lakes, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Aibom people, Aibom village, Middle Sepik, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

clay, earth pigment
33.0 x 34.2 x 27.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Aibom village, Middle Sepik River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Ruth McNicoll, 1996
Gallery Location
Not on display

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