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Omu carving
(1979-1984)

Medium
earth pigments on wood
Measurements
243.5 × 16.5 × 15.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Pupis village, Wasor River, northwest Asmat, West Papua
Accession Number
2003.108
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Chris Boylan, Governor, 2003
© the artist
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Stylised carving with a human figure, head at one end, the other end is carved flat and pointed. The centre is carved out into a lenticular shape also creating a handle. All designs decorations heightened with pigments.