This unique Old Mythical Carved and Painted Wood Subut Bird is from the Latmul Tribe, Yamok Village, Middle Sepik Region of Papua New Guinea. The men carve a Suburb bird from their creation story.Subut is the good Spirit in the Creation Story. In the Latmul creation myths, a bird called Subut took a leading role by protecting a woman from being raped by a crocodile-man.
The woman laid two eggs which the Subut helped tend. The Subut statue is carved entirely from wood and is hand-painted using traditional paints. This was collected in the field, shows age and has discoloration.A fabulous Subut Bird Statue with all the mythical stories of creation would be a wonderful addition to your home or your collection. 34.5 Inches Tall 3 Inches Wide 11.5 Inches Deep AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE.
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