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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art
The Aboriginal Memorial gallery See nearby items

On display on Level G


Ganalbingu people

Australia born 1955

Pythons/rarrk 1987-88 Description: wood base, yellow top with white painted eye. pythons and rarrk (crosshatching) (An installation of 200 hollow log coffins)

Collection Title: The Aboriginal Memorial
Place made: Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, installation, natural earth pigments on wood

Primary Insc: Inside top rim "Roy Burrunyula".
Dimensions: height 159.5 h cm diameter top 13.0 h cm diameter base 15.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.12