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Bis Pole [Asmat people, Omadesep village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia] (1979.206.1611) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art Asmat People, Work Of Art, Bis Pole, Heilbrunn Timeline, Guinea, Late 1950S, Art History, Indonesia Wood, Metropolitan Museums
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Bis Pole, late 1950s. New Guinea, Indonesia, Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Omadesep village, Faretsj River region. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979 (1979.206.1611) | The Asmat honored their dead with feasts and rituals, which both commemorated the deceased and reminded the living to avenge their deaths. The towering Asmat "bis" poles were made for these funeral feasts. #OneMetManyWorlds
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