Ancestor Pole (Bis)

Artist: Chief Cheritepitsj
Date: mid-20th century
Geography: Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Yiwe River
Culture: Asmat people, Betjew
Medium: Wood, paint, sago palm leaves, fiber
Dimensions: H. 12 1/2 x W. 94 x D. 14 1/2 in. (31.8 x 238.8 x 36.8 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: 1978.412.1246

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