Female ancestor figure - Central asmat

Ref : Asmat 25

Female ancestor figure - Central asmat Female ancestor figure playing the tifa, ceremonial drum, with her child holding tight in her back shoulders, a common posture within the Asmat people, singing and dancing was important part of Asmat tradition but the strange particularity in here is that drums where normally reserved to men.

Height: 30 cm / 12 inches

Weight: 800 grams

Estimated age : 1960-70