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Collection

An image of 'Adu Horo', Protective Figure by

North Nias, Indonesia

Title
'Adu Horo', Protective Figure
Place of origin
North NiasIndonesia
Year
late 19th century
Media categories
Sculpture, Ceremonial object
Materials used
wood
Dimensions

65.5 x 14.5 x 15.0 cm approx.

Credit
Gift of Christopher Worrall Wilson 2010
Accession number
521.2010
Location
Not on display
Further information

This work depicts a large female figure, whose hands are holding an object against its chest. Her sexuality is prominent below the rounded abdomen.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, July 2011.