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Ceremonial box [nampse], cane bound wood with four small faces coloured in black and white ochres c.1970 Description: used in circumcision ceremony
Place made: Yabkoetas Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, wood, cane, clay, ochre, string

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 143.5 h x 5.0 w x 9.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.150