Collection Online
Medium
earthenware, earth pigments
Measurements
17.2 × 9.5 × 9.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
D87-1971
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1965
© the artist
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Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The solid clay figure head set on a wide and round base. Around the neck is a ridge running around with 15 deep indentations. The head is flat with an oval face, prominent nose, eyebrows are indicated by a ridge across the face and slit eyes. The face decorated with painted lines, chevrons and dots.