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Brook AURANGNAMARRI

Tiwi people

Australia 1920 – 1973

Tiwi people

Tiwi people

Carving of Purakapali's head above the sea as he walks into the water to drown himself (Pukumani ceremony) Place made: Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, natural pigments

Dimensions: 38.5 h x 10.5 w x 10.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.293