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Abelam people East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Aiak [shell cup] 1930s- 1950s Description: coconut shell bowl with incised designs featuring a large ancestral figure, smaller figures and faces
Place made: Maputma village, Prince Alexander Ranges, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, vessels, coconut
Dimensions: 10.0 h x 12.0 w x 6.5 d
Acknowledgement: Gift of Cecilia Ng in memory of Anthony Forge 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.654.61
  • Collected by Anthony Forge 1958-60, 1962-63