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Figure marker [temes nevimpur] with arms outstretched and eyes cut through, used in circumcision ceremony
coloured with brown and black ochres
c.1970 Place made: Veneten or Yabkoetas Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, figurines, wood, vegetable paste, boar tusks, ochre, cobweb

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 93.5 h x 59.0 w x 14.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.91