University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: P3222
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Maori
Provenience: New Zealand
Poverty Bay
Date Made: 19th century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1900
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Height: 42cm
Width: 40cm
Depth: 10cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number24345 - Oldman Number
44 - Oldman Number

Description

Pare fragment. Figure from a meeting house lintel (pare). Aitanga a Mahaki, late 18th century. Female, tongue protruding, arms upraised, covered with incised designs, including many spirals. On openwork lattice, broken off on both sides. Another, similar fragment from the same pare is in the National Museum of New Zealand /Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 216View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 215View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 214View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Mead, Sidney M. 1984. Te Maori. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 214View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 227View Objects cited in this Publication

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