An image of Figure of an Ancestral Being of the Yirritja moiety

Munggurrawuy Yunupingu

(Australia circa 1907 – 12 Apr 1979)

Community
Biranybirany (Caledon Bay), Arnhem region
Language group
Gumatj, Arnhem region

Figure of an Ancestral Being of the Yirritja moiety

Other titles:
Figure of an ancestral being, of the Jirritja moiety
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
circa 1960
Media
Sculpture
Medium
wood, human hair, parakeet feathers, possum fur, white feathers, colours: red, yellow, white, black on red ground
Dimensions
69.2 h
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
Accession number
IA10.1960
Copyright
© Estate of Munggurrawuy Yunupingu. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.