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Wooden carved figure of an image.
Title Wooden carved figure of an image.
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name Not Available
Object Type Effigy
Main Material Wood
Country India
Provenance Naga hills, Nagaland, India.
Origin Place Naga hills, Nagaland, India.
Find Place Naga hills, Nagaland, India.
Period / Year of Work Not known
Inscription NA
Tribe Naga.
Dimensions Maximum Height- i) 73 cm, ii) 71 cm; Maximum Width- i) 5.5 cm, ii) 5 cm; Maximum Thickness- i) 5.5 cm, ii) 4.2 cm.
Brief Description Two elongated wooden pieces are engraved with figures of human face on each of them. Each head is provided with two horns which look like beaks of bird. The wooden bodies are painted. The lateral sides of each wooden piece have serrated designs. It is used on religious ceremony by the Jabuka clan of Naga community.