Category: oceanic

Churinga or Tjurunga

Churinga or Tjurunga

Oceanic Churinga or Tjurunga Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Australian Aborginal, Arrernte (Aranda, Arunta) Place: Austraila Media: wood and pigment Dims: 17.25 x 5.75 in. Date: c. 1940 Description: A Churinga or Tjurunga is thought to be an object of wood or stone...
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Oceanic Artwork TitleArtist: UnknownCulture/People: Tami IslandPlace: Papua New GuineaMedia: WoodDims: 21.25 x 4 x 3.25 in.Date: c. 1900Description: Hands-On curator, Qootsvenma “Taka” Denipah-Cook (Ohkay Owingeh), studied and wrote about this piece in the...