An image of Lamu (hearth stand)

Yaul people

(Papua New Guinea  – )

Lamu (hearth stand)

Other titles:
Clay gargoyle, Ridge ornament, Hearth support
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Dimiri Village, Yuat River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Yaul people
Year
mid 20th century
Media
Ceramic
Medium
earthenware, modelled and incised
Dimensions
27.0 cm height; 20.2 cm width; 14.5 cm depth
Credit
Purchased 1965
Accession number
IA2.1965
Copyright
© Yaul people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics