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Tall Bis pole of light coloured wood with carved figures and red, yellow and white pigment. Above the pointed base is a hollowed oval canoe or bowl shape topped with a head. Two standing female figures, with body and facial tattoos, wearing only belted thongs, face each other, one holding the other up by the knees and the other resting her chin on top of the first female's head adornment. Braided grass tassels hang from holes along the sides of the hollow oval and from the ears and neck of the figures; top figure has a woven white cotton tube bracelet around one wrist.

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