This unique Old Mythical Carved and Painted Wood Sabut Bird is from the Iatmul Tribe, Yamok Village, Middle Sepik Region of Papua New Guinea. The men carve a Suburb bird from their creation story.Sabut is the good Spirit in the Creation Story. In the Iatmul creation myths, a bird called Sabut took a leading role by protecting a woman from being raped by a crocodile-man. The woman laid two eggs which the Sabut helped tend. The Sabut statue is carved entirely from wood and is hand-painted using traditional paints. This Sabut bird would a wonderful addition to your home or your collection. 20th-Century Shows Age and Wear 29.5 Inches Tall 2 3/4 Inches Wide 7 Inches Deep AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.