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METENELANG

Vanuatu

Flying fox effigy [netemporas] used in funeral ceremony, coloured with brown, black and white ochres, mouth open c.1970 Place made: Yabkoetas Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, tree fern, clay, ochre

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 23.0 h x 63.5 w x 14.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.113