Map of Murinbaten Country: Travels of Korkpee (Rainbow Snake)
Wadeye, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique:
cardboard; earth pigments
drawing in brush and natural earth pigments
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre in black ink 'Pirrim Nippul / Mjakuma / white ibis. Bungbungdee / stringbark tree. Pinroo (white flower) / Map of Minrnbata country: Travels of Korkpee (Rainbow Snake) / (where women can go / where men [ditto symbol] / where man can get tucker'
Inscribed verso centre in black pencil, 'Reference to myth in 'Feather Serpent.' - The Rainbow Serpent.'
x 32.0 w
: National Gallery of Australia
: NGA 00.301.7