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U000.50.5
Artist / Maker : Unknown Artist
Title : Untitled (Batma Figure)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Papua New Guinea
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : Contemporary Southeast Asian
Medium / Material  : Wood
Support / Technique : carved, inlaid
Object Type : reliefs (sculptures)
Visual Description : Large wooden carved male figure with hands at sides. Stylized, decorative, low relief carving filled with a lighter substance decorates the figure and gives it its features. There is a circular hole where one may expect a belly, and several smaller holes in the area between his lower legs. His genitals are covered by a small grass skirt which is tied around his waist. There is fine rope tied to small holes in the nose and ears and also loosely around his neck.
Accession # : U000.50.5
Width (cm) : 60.00
Height (cm) : 50.00
Depth (cm) : 30.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Derek Simpkins
Artist Statement :