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U000.50.8
Artist / Maker : Unknown Artist
Title : Untitled (ancestor figure)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Papua New Guinea
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : Contemporary Southeast Asian
Medium / Material  : Wood, paint, clay, shells, feathers, bone
Support / Technique : Carved, painted, inlaid
Object Type : carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : Carved wooden figure with what appears to be a handle in front of the face, attached to the chin and forehead. Shells inlaid in clay cover a large part of the figure's face and are used as eyes, nose and teeth. Feathers stick up from the top of the head as hair. Carved from the same piece of wood as the main figure is a large lizard climbing up his back.
Accession # : U000.50.8
Width (cm) : 18.00
Height (cm) : 55.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Derek Simpkins
Artist Statement :