AP Art History : Answering other questions about Oceanian sculpture

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Example Question #1 : Answering Other Questions About Oceanian Sculpture

The Malangan figures were not involved in ___________.

Possible Answers:

affirming clan group identities

honoring the dead

birthing rituals

negotiating land rights

Correct answer:

birthing rituals

Explanation:

The Malangan figures were single use sculptures made in an island of Papua New Guinea for malangan, a set of rituals that were used to say goodbye to the dead, affirm clan identities, and negotiate land rights.

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