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Ritual Seat for a Noble, Osa' Osa

Ritual Seat for a Noble (Osa' osa)

Date: 19th century
Geography: Indonesia, Sumatra, Gomo and Tae River region
Culture: Ono Niha people
Medium: Stone
Dimensions: H. 27 1/4 x W. 50 x D. 30 1/4 in. (69.2 x 127 x 76.8 cm)
Classification: Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of Jean Paul and Monique Barbier-Mueller, 1988
Accession Number: 1988.125.1

Yena Head for Yam Ceremony

Head for Yam ceremony (Yena)

Date: 19th-early 20th century
Geography: Papua New Guinea, Washkuk Hills, Tongwindjamb village, Middle Sepik River region
Culture: Kwoma people
Medium: Ceramic, paint
Dimensions: H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm)
Classification: Ceramics-Sculpture
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number: 1978.412.859

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