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Title

Shield

collected 1969


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Cultural origin

Duna people


Date

collected 1969


Media category

Arms & armour


Materials used

wood, bark, split bamboo, dark brown, white and pale red natural pigments


Dimensions

130.0 x 38.0 x 27.0 cm approx. :

0 - Whole, 130 cm (51 3/16"), approx.

0 - Whole, 38 cm (14 15/16"), approx.

0 - Whole, 27 cm (10 5/8"), approx.


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978


Location

Not on display


Accession number

306.1978



Place

Where the work was made
Lake Kopiago

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973. cat.no. H145