Ceremonial axe head

UNKNOWN (Arnhem Land; Yirrkala): artist

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About the work


This stone axe head was painted especially for a ceremony held at Arnhem Bay.
Title
Ceremonial axe head
Artist/Maker and role
UNKNOWN (Arnhem Land; Yirrkala): artist
Medium
stone ochres
Measurements
9.8 x 7.5 cm
Credit line
Purchased through the Western Australian Government, 1988
The State Art Collection, The Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession number
1988/0490

This is one of the ceremonial artefacts in our collection.



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