Statue of Ancestral Asmat 8
Asmat carving art has been widely known to foreign countries. The motifs in the Asmat carving have several meanings and purposes. One of the most important is as a symbol of the presence of ancestors. Then, they also carve as a form of expression of feelings of heart such as sad or happy. They usually use an entire trunk of a tree and carved it to resemble a human they consider to be ancestors.
Material : Made From One Piece Solid Wood. Trembesi Wood (Albizia Saman)
Dimension : L = 385, W = 87, H = 60 millimeter
Weight : 708 gram
Original : Asmat, Papua