Final burial ceremony

A group of decorated male performers stand in a line with their legs spread and their hands on their heads. A ritual mortuary trench has been dug in the space between their feet. In the background, a group of women stand with their hands on their heads. Several women have begun crawling in the trench between the performers' legs.

Formerly AP6422.

75. 'Burumburu 6422'.

Photograph taken Tennant Creek, NT.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/2/75
Date Range1890  -  1902
Quantity   1   Print
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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