Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Australian Aboriginal peoples
  • didgeridoo, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: Australia
  • wood, painting
  • Object Length/Diameter: 120 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 47 1/4 x 2 1/8 in
  • Betty Austin Hensley Flutes of the World
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0617

The long cylindrical wooden tube is painted with two lizards. Either end is black and the field with the lizards is yellow with red and black spots. The lizard has a black head and tail. The body has yellow and red stripes under crosshatching. The facing left side of the lizard's back has a leaf shaped black design with yellow detail.