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Title

Figure of Djan'kawu, ancestral being of the Dhuwa moiety

circa 1960

Artist

attrib. Mathaman Marika

Australia

circa 1915 – 11 Jan 1970

Language group: Rirratjingu, Arnhem region

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  • Details

    Other Titles
    Figure of Djan'kawu
    Figure of Djanggawul, ancestral being
    Place where the work was made
    North-east Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    circa 1960
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    wood, human hair, parakeet feathers, white feathers, colours: red, white, black
    Dimensions
    74.3 cm height
    Credit
    Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    IA83.1960
    Copyright
    © Mathaman Marika, courtesy Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Arts Centre, Yirrkala
    Artist information
    attrib. Mathaman Marika

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    North-east Arnhem Land

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 5 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications