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House Altar, ampang Bilek
House Altar, ampang Bilek
Date:
19th–20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 31
Century:
Media:
Wood, Pigment
Dimensions:
56 x 74 (142.2 x 188 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Sa'dan Toraja People
Accession Number:
2000.2
Acquisition Date:
2000-04-13
Credit Line:

Anonymous Gift

Separate boards with slat construction and incised design. The iconography here includes two mythic snakes, sacrificial buffalo and pigs, and human figures.

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