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Collection

An image of Nogwi by

Ambunti Mountains (Waskuk Hills), East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Nogwi
Other titles:
Female fertility figure, yam cult
Noukwi
Place of origin
Ambunti Mountains (Waskuk Hills)East Sepik ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Kwoma people
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
quilla wood coated with charcoal, lime, ochre, grass fibre
Dimensions

132.6 x 22.0 x 17.3 cm:

0 - Whole; 132.6 cm

0 - Whole; 22 cm

0 - Whole; 17.3 cm

Credit
Purchased 1971
Accession number
150.1971
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Christian Kaufmann, Planters and artists: the roles of leading members of the Kwoma in Papua New Guinea, Göttingen, 1972. For general information about the Kwoma people of the Waskuk Hills.