Head for Yam ceremony (Yena)

Wood, paint | 106.7 x 22.9cm | 19th-early 20th century

Unknown Artist

The Kwoma, Nukuma, and Yessan-Mayo are closely related peoples living in the hills north of the middle Sepik River in northern New Guinea. These groups share a unique art tradition associated with a religious cult centered on the cultivation of yams....
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