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

On display on Level G

John MAWURNDJUL AM

Kuninjku (Eastern Kunwinjku) people

Mumeka, near Mann River, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia born 1952

Birds, snakes, and fine rarrk 1987-88 Description: Fine crosshatching. Black and white stripped top and white base (An installation of 200 hollow log coffins)

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

Dimensions: height 163.0 h cm diameter top 21.5 h cm diameter base 22.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.164