Image: Carved Emu Egg - E085855-001 Badger Bates #2

Carved Emu Egg - E085855-001 Badger Bates #2

Carved emu egg by Badger Bates illustrating a Tunjilii, or echidna, hunting for ants on sand hills among the mallee trees and porcupine grass. Bates depicts scenes influenced by creation stories told to him by his Grannie Moisey and his observation of the natural world.

Photographer:
Stuart Humpheys
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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