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Ancestor Pole

Date:
ca. 1961
Geography:
Indonesia, Casuarina coast, Papua Province (Irian Jaya)
Culture:
Asmat people
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 9 x W. 9 x D. 112 in. (22.9 x 22.9 x 284.5 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:
1978.412.1257
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

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 113.



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