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New Guinea Ancestor figure Carving

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Hey all, here’s a new carving, based on a Papua New Guinea ancestor figure. Crocodiles feature heavily in New Guinea art and are considered to be important spirit figures. Some tribes even celebrate a crocodile as the creator of their … Continue reading

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New Guinea Spirit Board

Hi All, here are a couple of  relief carvings I made last year. They are based on Papua New Guinea Spirit boards and war shields. Spirit boards or Gope boards are magical objects used in tribal rituals such as the … Continue reading

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