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Ancestor Pole (Omu [?])

Artist:
Omorpir
Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), probably Pupis village, Pomatsj River (northern tributary)
Culture:
Asmat people
Medium:
Wood, sago palm leaves, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 6 x W. 125 x D. 10 in. (15.2 x 317.5 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection; Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller and Mrs. Mary C. Rockefeller, 1965
Accession Number:
1978.412.1238
Not on view
Michael C. Rockefeller Expedition, collected 1961; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961–1965; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

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