Ancestor figure (1) - Wood - Nogwi - Kwoma - Papua New Guinea

Description
Ancestor figure (1) - Wood - Nogwi - Kwoma - Papua New Guinea
2nd half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Nogwi Figure from Papua New Guinea Second half of the 20th century The Nogwi intervenes in the third ceremony celebrating the cult of yam harvest. According to the Yena and the Minja cults. It aims to thank the ancestors inside the house of men.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Ancestor figure
Indigenous object name
Nogwi
Ethnic group/ culture
Kwoma
Region/ country
Papua New Guinea
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
17×77×0 cm
Weight
2,8 kg
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