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METAKLAMAP

Vanuatu

Post/figure [mangitenges], carved wood with coarse fibrous hairpiece, used in female grade ceremony c.1970 Description: coloured with black, white, red and yellow ochres
Place made: Yabkoetas Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, figurines, wood, fibre, ochre

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 97.0 h x 16.0 w x 14.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.144