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Mythological Figure from Oceania

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Works of Art (20)

Ancestor Figure (Korwar), late 19th–early 20th century, Cenderawasih Bay, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, glass beads (2001.674)
Bis Pole, late 1950s, Asmat people, Omadesep village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber (1979.206.1611)
Canoe Figurehead (Nguzu Nguzu, Musu Musu, or Toto Isu), late 19th–early 20th century, New Georgia (?), Solomon Islands, Wood, chambered nautilus shell, parinarium nut paste, paint (1976.351)
Container for Magical Substances (Naga Morsarang), 19th–early 20th century, Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia, Water buffalo horn, wood (1987.453.1)
Female Figure, 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.857)
Figure (Yipwon), 19th century or earlier, Yimam people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.854)
Funerary Carving (Malagan), late 19th–early 20th century, Northern New Ireland, Wood, paint, shell opercula (1978.412.712)
Gable Figure (Dilukái), 19th–early 20th century, Belauan people, Belau (Palau), Caroline Islands, Wood, paint (1978.412.1558a–d)
Head for Yam Ceremony (Yena), 19th–early 20th century, Yasyin-Mayo people, Yau village, Washkuk Hills, Upper Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.1699)
Helmet Mask (Temes Mbalmbal), early to mid-20th century, Southwest Malakula Island, Vanuatu, Wood, vegetable fiber, pig's tusks, glass, metal, paint (1979.206.1697)
House Post Figure (Amo), ca. 1800, Maori people, Te Arawa region, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Wood (1979.206.1508)
House Post Figure, 19th century, Kambot (Tin Dama) people, Keram River, Lower Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint, fiber (1978.412.823)
Male Figure, 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.856)
Male Figure, early to mid-20th century, Asmat people, Munu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber, shell, cassowary quills (1979.206.1589)
Mask, late 19th–early 20th century, Probably Nissan Island, northern Solomon Islands, Barkcloth, wood, bamboo, paint (1978.412.1518)
Paddle (Hose), late 19th–early 20th century, Buka or northern Bougainville Island, northern Solomon Islands, Wood, paint (1978.412.1491)
Seated Figure, late 19th–early 20th century, Satawan Island, Caroline Islands, Wood, shell, traces of paint and resin (2003.8)
Shield, early to mid-20th century, Wunambal people, western Kimberley Region, Western Australia, Wood, paint (1978.412.757)
Skull Hook (Agiba), 19th–early 20th century, Kerewa people, Pai'ia'a village, western Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.796)
Stick God (Akua Ka'ai), 18th–early 19th century, Hawai'i, Wood (1979.206.1625)