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Lintel Fragment

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Object Number:
P3222
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Maori
Provenience:
New Zealand
Date Made:
19th century
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1900
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Technique:
Carved
Description:
Female figure, tongue protruding, arms upraised, covered with incised designs, including many spirals. On openwork lattice, broken off on both sides. Central figure from a meeting house lintel (pare). May represent Hinenui-te-Poo, goddess of death and the underworld.
Height:
41cm
Width:
40cm
Thickness:
11.5cm
Other Number:
24345   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)
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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. 216
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[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 215
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[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 214
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[Book] Mead, Sidney M. 1984. Te Maori. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 214
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[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 227
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