Skip to main content

Ashinga and Tenaga

Ashinga and Tenaga

Collections record: O.41-2008

Ashinaga (‘long legs’) and Tenaga (‘long arms’) are two mythical beings who live by the shore. They are often shown working together, with Tenaga on the back of Ashinaga, enabling them to catch fish.

Given by Dr Roy Hull

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo