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Male ancestor figure
(early 20th century)

Medium
wood, earth pigment
Measurements
10.3 × 5.2 × 4.0 cm
Accession Number
O4-1978
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by C. T. Shipman, 1978
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Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Carved anthropomorphic male figure, elliptic shaped head, carved elliptic eyes, hooked nose joined to the chin with pierced nostrils. Rounded shoulder, hands joined to the hips. Traces of pigment.