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'Ancestral canoe'

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A wooden sculpture of a canoe with two human figures in low relief placed in the centre. Fish images are carved in low relief on the prow and stern of the canoe. The sides and bottom of the canoe are incised and pigmented with weapons, humans and fish images.

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