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Temar ne pado (Ancestor spirit)

earth pigments on clay over tapa (barkcloth) and wood, pig tusks, teeth, fibre
32.0 × 18.0 × 16.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Ambrym, Vanuatu
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Todd Barlin, 2007
© the artists
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Ritual head (Temar ne pado) is associated with the pado dance performances.