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Ritual Bowl

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Native Name:
Apira
Object Number:
67-5-5
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Solomon Islands
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Shell
Pigment
Description:
Two bonito along sides, two porpoise at each end, half shark motif on end of bowl. From the Waumwaumwa cult of Natagera. Carver: Puafagatea.
Height:
24.5cm
Length:
48.5cm
Width:
16.2cm
Credit Line:
William Kohler Collection, collected by William H. Davenport

Bibliography:

[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition. 10 (2): 4-25. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 7
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