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Ancient, Stone-Carved Slit Drum, ‘GARAMUT’ - Korogo, Middle Sepik, Papua New Guinea

Lot reference 19467435
Ancient, Stone-Carved Slit Drum, ‘GARAMUT’ - Korogo, Middle Sepik, Papua New Guinea

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Around 1900 or earlier — Heavily weathered

This historical, ancient, stone-carved ‘GARAMUT’ slit drum comes from the village of Korogo (Iatmuel tribe) in Middle Sepik, Papua New Guinea. It is 180 cm long and 44 cm wide The whole of the drum portrays a dreaded saltwater crocodile;its tail morphed into a human face of an ancestor. Despite heavy weathering, the drum is still very heavy. It is at least 100 years old, but it could be much older.

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    Bel objet comme souvent chez ce vendeur
    spécialiste des arts océaniens. Livraison rapide.
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    Phantastische alte Koreworo Figur und höchst interessante Steinfigur
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