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Dogon people Inner Niger delta, Bandiagara cliffs, Mali
Hermaphrodite figure of a nommo [Figure of a priest (hogon)] 19th century, possibly earlier Place made: Mali
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, wood carving
Primary Insc: 2 stickers on base: "2" 7 Santini Bros and "L71-75"
Dimensions: 60.3 h x 9.6 w x 12.8 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.245
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • Gaston de Havenon, New York
  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, Canberra, April 1974