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

On display on Level G


Ganalbingu people

Australia 1934 – 1998

Warrnyu and black-headed python 1987-88 Description: Warrnyu (flying fox) design and black-headed python. Red base, white top with black circled eye (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

Dimensions: height 208.0 h cm diameter top 20.0 h cm diameter base 18.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.20