attrib. Mathaman Marika

(Australia circa 1915 – 11 Jan 1970)

Community
Yirrkala, Arnhem region
Language group
Rirratjingu, Arnhem region

Figure of Djan'kawu, ancestral being of the Dhuwa moiety

Other titles:
Figure of Djan'kawu, Figure of Djanggawul, ancestral being
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
circa 1960
Media
Sculpture
Medium
wood, human hair, parakeet feathers, white feathers, colours: red, white, black
Dimensions
74.3 cm height
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
Accession number
IA83.1960
Copyright
© Mathaman Marika, courtesy Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Arts Centre, Yirrkala