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Mimih spirits eating tubers
(c. 1980)

Medium
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
Measurements
79.4 × 46.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Kunbarllanjnja (Oenpelli), Northern Territory
Accession Number
1996.675
Department
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1996
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Three slender Mimih spirits are depicted in animated poses, holding aand eating long yam tubers. The two outer spirits are shown in profile and the central spirit is frontally depicted.