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ETHNOGRAPHY : AUSTRALASIA

Object Name

Tiki

Description

Head facing over right shoulder, hands on thighs, 3 fingers on each. Paua shell eyes. Female. Remains of suspension loop of cloth and fibre wrapped round with cord. Nose carefully incised, mouth has two teeth. There are two perforations, one has broken at the top, the other is complete. Dark green nephrite

Materials

Nephrite & Paua shell

Place Collected


Catalogue Number

BELUM.C10.1933

Copyright

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