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WAPO people

Wapo Creek (River) people

Papua New Guinea


Gope [spirit board] [Gope board with stylized human form, the face surrounded by rayed design, in red black and white] before 1950 Place made: Papuan Gulf, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, paint

Primary Insc: Papua New Guinea
Dimensions: 79.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Max Ernst Collection, purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1857