Collection Online
earth pigments on canvas
191.5 × 31.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Milikapiti, Melville Island, Northern Territory
Accession Number
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of the Estate of George Adams, Fellow, 1995
© Lois Mungatopi, Jilamara Arts and Crafts
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
Depicts grave post with the head of Purukuparli, the major Tiwi ancestor. Both the post and the background are boldly painted with lines and dots.