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Ageneau Patrick

Water spirits associated with the “monsoon”, the wandjina were placed in sources and waterholes by the Rainbow Serpent. They ensure the growth and fertility of species in surrounding areas These ghostly, mouthless figures have been painted on cave walls for 1500 years.

Detailed description

Dimensions
Hors tout : H. 63 cm ; l. 32 cm ; P. 3 cm ; Pds maxi 3kg
Materials
Écorce et pigments naturels

Associated ressources

Infos pratiques

Fermeture exceptionnelle de l'exposition Origines, les récits du monde jusqu'au 14 octobre inclus.

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