agtf1: House Beam Section.

Belu people. Timor Island, Indonesia.
Hardwood. H: 39" (99 cm). W: 10.4" (26.5 cm), D: 5.3" (13.5 cm).

An architectural beam section from a traditional "adat" house. It was cut off at the point where a round post would have passed through it.
Only the end section is carved with figurative elements, including an ancestral face surmounted by totemic animal figures,
including a crocodile, birds, and lizards.

Ex: Anthony F. Granucci collection, San Francisco, CA. Published in "The Art of the Lesser Sundas", by Anthony F. Granucci. Page 114.

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