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Clan Shield 4

11″ × 64″
Carved wood, natural pigment

$500


Photograph by Pascal Giacomini

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Clan Shield: New Guinea Art Exhibit Photo

April River, Upper Sepik, Papua New Guinea. The Sepik is the longest river on the island of New Guinea, the majority of which flows through Papua New Guinea. The tribes that live along the river are noted for their magnificent carvings. They are marked with either clan signs, bush and animal spirits with borders of crocodile teeth, cane or coconuts to identify the warrior or house owner. Men sleep under shields in the forest for protection against spirits.



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