Munggurrawuy Yunupingu

(Australia circa 1907 – 12 Apr 1979)

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

Figure of Garaginya Ancestral Being of the Yirritja moiety and brother of Lany'tjung

Other titles:
Figure of Garaginja, ancestral being and brother of Laindjung, Figure of Garaginja, ancestral being and brother of Lany'tjung
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Yirrkala, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
1960
Media
Sculpture
Medium
wood, human hair, parakeet feathers, white feathers, colours: red, yellow, white, black on red ground
Dimensions
85.7 cm height
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
Accession number
IA81.1960