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

On display on Level G


Manharrngu people

Australia 1927 – 1999

King brown snakes 1987-88 Description: Unpainted base, red top with white eye and white band (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 251.5 h cm diameter top 19.0 h cm diameter base 16.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.127