Collection Online
Medium
earth pigments on wood, fibre
Measurements
60.2 × 7.4 × 7.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Murik Lakes, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
D78-1971
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1965
© the artists
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Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Carved male figure with bent knees, arms slightly bent, hands on the side and carved in relief. Pointed head ending in a small flat knob, low pointed brow line, eyes of concentric circles, long nose reaching almost to the waist and turning sharply under up to neck. The upper front and back of body are decorated by two pairs of incised concentric circles. Traces of pigments.