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Artist's cultural association:
Malakula (Malekula)
Figure/marker [mantavux] used for circumcision ceremony, coloured with ochres c.1970 Place made: Menmenboas Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, figurines, wood, clay, fibres, boar tusks, moss cobweb

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 105.0 h x 57.0 w x 16.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.52