Alamblak people

(Papua New Guinea  – )

Bark carving (face at top with curvilinear design)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Anganamei village, Kuvenmas Lake, Blackwater River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Alamblak people
Year
early 20th century-mid 20th century
Media
Ceremonial object
Medium
carved tree bark, yellow and red ochre pigments, clay
Dimensions
78.2 cm height (irreg.); 11.9 cm width (irreg.); 1.1-1.5cm bark thickness
Credit
Purchased 1970
Accession number
IA6.1970