Collection Online
earth pigment and synthetic polymer paint on wood
152.3 × 46.0 × 20.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Maprik, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Oceanic Sculpture / Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1970
© the artists
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Highly stylised carving in solid, large head, bent raised arms, bent open legs, no feet. The head dresses are of two birds in profile facing each other.