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Iatmul people East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Samban [suspension hook] Early to mid 20th Century prior to 1963 Description: figure with protruding tongue atop a catfish head with three pointed hooks
Place made: Sepik River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, traces of natural pigment wood, ochres
Dimensions: 62.0 h x 21.0 w x 18.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Cecilia Ng in memory of Anthony Forge 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.654.56