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Choose from 3 pictures in our Biwat collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Flute with figural stopper
Flute with figural stopper
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Figural stopper from a flute
Figural stopper from a flute
Full Range of Prints and Gifts in Stock
Figural stopper from a Biwat flute, Yuat River, Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, 20th century
Figural stopper from a Biwat flute, Yuat River, Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, 20th century
Full Range of Prints and Gifts in Stock
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Flute with figural stopper

Flute with figural stopper. Such flutes were restricted to members of the village men's society, and instruction in their use and symbolism was an important aspect of boys initiation. Country of Origin: Papua New Guinea. Culture: Oceanic. Date/Period: Biwat people / 20th C. Place of Origin: Yuat River, Sepik region. Material Size: Wood, shells, feathers. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Formerly Philip Goldman Collection, London . Location: 01

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