University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-26-7
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Australia
Western Australia (uncertain)
Warburton Ranges (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Animal
Length: 24.2cm
Width: 5.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. and Mrs. William E. Stephens, 2003

Description

Carved wooden animal - back covered with pattern of burnt spots. Compare similar carvings of possum and banded anteater, described as innovative carvings from the Warburton Ranges (1977), illustrated in Bernt, R. M. and J. E. Stanton, Australian Aboriginal Art, p. 24.


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