Summary

This painting has the classic diamond pattern representing niwuda, the internal structure of the hive of the native bee. The dots within the triangles represent the honey or sugarbag, the name by which it is known by Aboriginal people. The black dots at the junction of each diamond represents bees at work, while the dotted lines are the cells and eggs within the hive,

Physical Description

A single sheet of bark (Stringybark, Eucalytpus tetrodonta) painted with natural pigments.

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