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Funerary Art from Oceania

Funerary Art, Oceania

Works of Art (11)

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)
Body Mask (Det), mid-20th century, Asmat people, Ambisu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, fiber, leaves, paint (1978.412.1282a)
Dance Paddle (Rapa), early 19th century, Rapa Nui people, Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Wood (1978.412.1571)
Figure (Uli), mid-19th–early 20th century, Mandak-Barak area, Lelet Plateau, Central New Ireland, Wood, paint, fiber, shell opercula (1977.455)
Friction Drum (Lunet or Livika), late 19th–early 20th century, New Ireland, Wood, shell (1979.206.1477)
Funerary Carving (Malagan), late 19th–early 20th century, Northern New Ireland, Wood, paint, shell opercula (1978.412.712)
Funerary Carving (Malagan), late 19th–early 20th century, Northern New Ireland, Wood, paint, shell opercula (1979.206.1474)
Funerary Carving (Malagan), late 19th–early 20th century, Northern New Ireland, Wood, paint, shell, resin (2007.215.2)
Male Figure (Kulap), late 19th century, Southern New Ireland, Chalk, paint (1981.331.5)
Mask (Buk, Krar, or Kara), mid- to late 19th century, Torres Strait Islander people, Mabuiag Island, Torres Strait, Australia, Turtle shell, wood, fiber, feathers, shell (1978.412.1510)