Sepik people

(Papua New Guinea  – )

Bark carving (two faces)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Blackwater River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
possibly Kapriman people
Year
early 20th century-mid 20th century
collected 1960s
Media
Ceremonial object
Medium
carved tree bark, red ochre pigments, charcoal and clay
Dimensions
100.5 cm height; 17.0 cm width; 1.2-1.4 cm bark thickness
Credit
Purchased 1970
Accession number
IA4.1970