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

On display on Level G


Gupapuyngu people

Australia 1936 – 2005

Honey, catfish, long necked tortoise 1987-88 Description: four bands of designs | 1) Honey, 2) eel tailed catfish, 3) long necked tortoise, 4) catfish. Black base, yellow top with white eye, incised at top (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 244.0 h cm diameter top 15.0 h cm diameter base 13.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.102