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Title

Ancestor figure

mid 20th century


Artist

Sawos people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Cultural origin

Sawos people


Date

mid 20th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

wood, carved and painted


Dimensions

221.7 x 33.6 x 26.0 cm


Credit

Purchased 1972


Location

Not on display


Accession number

100.1972


Artist information

Sawos people

Works in the collection

6


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 45. cat.no. 82; 'Ancestral figure', male. Torembi village. Wood, unpainted. 222h'