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Building Component, Carving, D54.134

Physical Description

Carved wooden hornbill from an house. Ovoid body with short wings extending out horizontally. On back of bird are carved human and animal figures. Pigmented on one side in white, black and red.


Used in ritual to celebrate taking of a Japanese head in 1945 in
Locality, Baleh district


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 435 x 885 x 245mm

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