University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 67-5-122
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
Length: 6.5cm
Width: 3.7cm
Credit Line:William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport, 1967


Of mangrove oyster shell. Motif is of fish, hence called tamono ni siala. Any mature man can wear this ordinary style. Given by Mafinisau of Gupuna. These are now out of fashion.


[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 10 (2): 4-25. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19View Objects cited in this Publication

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