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Churinga

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Australia, Western Desert, Western Australia
Culture:
Western Desert
Medium:
Wood, ocher
Dimensions:
H. 26 7/8 x W. 4 5/8 x D. 1 in. (68.3 x 11.8 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1534
Not on view
William O. Oldman, London, until ca. 1915; The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA, ca. 1915–1959; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1959, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1959–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, 217.



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