University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2003-26-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Australia
Northern Australia
Northeastern Arnhem Land
Arnhem Land
Section:Oceanian
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Bird
Height: 28.5 cm
Width: 4.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. and Mrs. William E. Stephens, 2003

Description

Carved figure of standing bird. Head and legs yellow. Mid section marked off by black lines at top and bottom and cross-hatching. In black on the back, a flying bird, and on the front a black standing bird. Figure broken and mended.


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New Acquisition: Australian Bark Paintings ( Nov 2004 - 25 Apr 2005) View Objects in Exhibition

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