Memorial Figure (uli, selambungin lorong type)

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Memorial Figure (uli, selambungin lorong type)

Papua New Guinea, New Ireland Province, circa 1900
Wood, shell inlay, fiber, and pigment
52 1/2 x 16 x 15 1/2 in. (133.35 x 40.64 x 39.97 cm)
Purchased with funds provided by the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation with additional funding by Jane and Terry Semel, the David Bohnett Foundation, Camilla Chandler Frost, Gayle and Edward P. Roski and The Ahmanson Foundation (M.2008.66.3)
Currently on public view:
Ahmanson Building, floor 1 MAP IT
Ahmanson Building, floor 1

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