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Title

House post

mid 20th century
collected 1965


Artist

Iatmul people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Cultural origin

Iatmul people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1965


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

wood


Dimensions

162.0 x 28.0 x 22.5 cm


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

391.1994


Artist information

Iatmul people

Works in the collection

40


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 45. cat.no. 50; 'House post, a head on both sides - from a normal dwelling house. Kamindibit village (Iatmul). Wood, carved. 148h. Collected 1965 (35)'.