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earth pigments, synthetic polymer paint and natural pigments on wood
189.2 × 43.6 × 27.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Bangwis village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of The Thomas William Lasham Fund, Founder Benefactor, 2001
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The sculpture is displayed during the Yena, Minja and Nokwi yam harvest ceremonies. Hamikwa totemic.