Item - Dhuwa moiety ancestral beings

ID UNSW BP 1990/0510 (088545)
Artist UNKNOWN ( - )
Title Dhuwa moiety ancestral beings
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Category Painting
Medium bark
Materials ochres on eucalyptus bark
Edition Number
Measurements (cms)  
  Height 75.50
  Width 36.00
  Depth 0.00
  Other Box frame: 96.5 x 57 x 6.5 cms
Marks/Inscriptions  
  Location
  Signed
Produced  
  When
  Where Australia, NT, Millingimbi
Style NE Arnhem Land
Subject Religion
Credit Line Presented by Dr Milton Roxanas through the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1990
Description/Remarks    Bark painting depicting a black file snake and a black turtle, each set within two bordered sections of "rarrk" or cross-hatched patterning; and facing one another towards the centre of image. ("Millingimbi" inscribed verso).
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