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Illustration of funeral custom in Western Arnhem Land. Shows (bottom left) body exposed on platform, or body (bottom right) buried, surrounded by dancing figures and several trees. Middle part shows bones wrapped in bark being carried towards hollow log coffin. At top are three rows of dancers and musicians who perform throughout the ceremony. All painted in white on red background.
An ochre painting on bark inside a wooden box frame. The painting features humanoid figures performing various tasks around a central platform. The platform has two rectangular shapes at either end and a smaller platform directly below it. The colours used are white and red-brown.
L 825mm x W 710mm x H 30mm