Figure for Yam Ceremony (Mindja)

Date: 19th–early 20th century
Geography: Papua New Guinea, Washkuk Hills, Mayo Yau village, Middle Sepik River
Culture: Kwoma people
Medium: Wood, paint
Dimensions: H. 48 x W. 6 x D. 2 5/8 in. (121.9 x 15.2 x 6.7 cm)
Classification: Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace K. Harrison Gift, 1974
Accession Number: 1978.412.1700

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