Collection Online
Medium
wood, pigment
Measurements
32.0 × 49.0 × 31.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Timbunke village, Sepik River, Papua New Guinea; Timbunke, Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
D62-1971
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1965
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
A long wooden fish hook with divided tail, mouth, gill marks, carved round the eyes and three barbs, one from the spine behind the head and two on either sides of the head below the eyes.