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Malagan Figure

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Unknown

Date

c. 1890

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G256
Malagan Figure, Unknown
Malagan Figure: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, pigment, shell
Size: 78 x 13 1/2 x 12 in. (198.12 x 34.29 x 30.48 cm)
Creation Place: Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, New Ireland
Culture: Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, New Ireland
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: standing figure with panpipes encircled by serpents and birds; wood with opercula inserts and pigments; carved for Malanggan rites
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Myron Kunin
Accession Number: 85.93
Artist: Unknown
Role: Artist
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009