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Title

Lany'tjung Banaidja Story 3

1960


Artist

Munggurrawuy Yunupingu

Australia

circa 1907 - 12 Apr 1979

Language group

Gumatj, Arnhem region


About

Depicted in the centre is a Ngärra ceremony taking place on the ceremonial ground. Four of the figures are holding paperbark representations of Banaidja with which they beat the ground. The top and bottom sections show Munggurrawuy's Yirritja diamond pattern referring to the ancestral fire.

Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2000


Details


Other Titles

Laindjung - Banaidja myth

Lany'tjung - Barama myth


Date

1960


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

124.5 x 53.4 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA29.1960


Artist information

Munggurrawuy Yunupingu

Artist profile

Works in the collection

16


Place

Where the work was made
North-east Arnhem Land

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history