An image of Figure of Lany'tjung 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 Lany'tjung Ancestral Being of the Yirritja moiety

Other titles:
Figure of Laindjung, Ancestral Being, Figure of Lany'tjung, ancestral being of the Yirritja moiety
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Yirrkala, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
1960
Media
Sculpture
Medium
wood, human hair, bark fibres, parakeet feathers, white feathers and natural pigments
Dimensions
87.6 cm height
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
Accession number
IA80.1960
Copyright
© Estate of Munggurrawuy Yunupingu. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.