Collection Online
Medium
wood
Measurements
435.8 × 36.0 × 29.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
D90-1971
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1965
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Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The post carved from a narrow straight log, its surface blackened by fire, one end sharpened to stand in the ground, the other flattened and notched. A vertical row of figures carved down each side of the post, two rows are largely identical.