Image: Bird figure, Papua New Guinea E82109

Bird figure, Papua New Guinea E82109

Provenance: Wewak, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Pacific

This wooden bird figure was collected by members of the Australian Museum's Sepik Documentation Project, a project which documented the Museum's Lower Sepik artefact collection and studied changes in coastal trade between villages.

Description: elongated, carved wooden bird; red eyes; green between feathers and underneath; feathers carved on wings and tail; two incised, dark brown stripes extend over length of tail.

Length: 56cm; Width: 14cm

Photographer:
Emma Furno
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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