Maruku Arts Aboriginal Traditional Carved (18cm) Sand Goanna (Tinka)

Unknown Anangu Artists

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Maruku Arts Aboriginal Traditional Carved (18cm) Sand Goanna (Tinka)

Unknown Anangu Artists - Anangu only work on traditional carvings (punu) 
Pitjantjatjara, Ngaanyatjarra and Yankunytjara peoples of the central and western desert

Punu (the wood), the carvings of Anangu (Central and Western Desert Aboriginal people) have their beginnings in the Tjukurpa when the Creation Ancestors fashioned the first weapons and tools, setting down the laws and conventions of their design. Highly experienced craftsmen having grown up making traditional tools and weapons under the instruction of their fathers and grandfathers. The knowledge involved in this is inherited and passed on through the Tjukurpa or traditional Law. Inma or ceremony is one way in which this is done.

size:  18cm x 5cm x 3cm high
Medium: 'Itara' - River Red Gum Eucalyptus camaldulensis 

Kurkati, tinka, milpali or sand goannas, live in the sandhills and plains country and  have always been an important source of kuka (meat) for Anangu of this area. They are still hunted in the spring and summer time when they have ended their underground hibernation and can easily be tracked across the red sands.

100% handmade in Australia
“Pre-owned. No damage at all. Please look at the pictures as they are part of the description.”

(RAART-PUNU-TINKA.07)

SKU RAART-PUNU-TINKA.07
Barcode # 2000000047652
Brand Maruku Arts
Shipping Weight 0.0430kg
Shipping Width 0.230m
Shipping Height 0.050m
Shipping Length 0.060m
Shipping Cubic 0.000690000m3

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