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Noranggau (Sago storage jar)
This ceramic jar by an unknown maker comes from Aibom village, located on the edge of Chambri Lakes in the central Sepik region of Papua New Guinea. The Aibom people speak a dialect of the latmul language and are renowned for thei ceramic vessels which are traded with people from other villages on the banks of the Sepik, none of whom make pots.
1960s

Medium
clay, earth pigment
Measurements
33.0 × 34.2 × 27.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Aibom village, Middle Sepik River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
1996.192
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Ruth McNicoll, 1996
Gallery location
Not on display