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Omu carving

earth pigments on wood
243.5 × 16.5 × 15.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Pupis village, Wasor River, northwest Asmat, West Papua
Accession Number
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
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.