Collection Online
wood, pigment
32.0 × 49.0 × 31.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Timbunke village, Sepik River, Papua New Guinea; Timbunke, Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1965
� the artists
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
A long wooden fish hook with divided tail, mouth, gill marks, carved round the eyes and three barbs, one from the spine behind the head and two on either sides of the head below the eyes.