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On display on Level 1

MBEPAKNAS


Artist's cultural association:
Asmat people
Bisj [ancestor pole] [Mbis pole coloured in red, white, and black ochres, decorated with bast tassels] mid 20th century Place made: Omandesep village, Papua province, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, ochres, bast

Primary Insc: Indonesia
Dimensions: 444.0 h x 30.0 w x 131.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1970
Accession No: NGA 70.119