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Maternity Guardian Figure (Hampatong)

possibly 18th century

Wood

182 × 38 × 33 cm (71 5/8 × 14 15/16 × 13 in.)
base: 6 × 46 × 46 cm (2 3/8 × 18 1/8 × 18 1/8 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.19
Geography: 
Made in Borneo
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Bahau or Kayan
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
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