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Ceremonial Paddle

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Object Number:
29-58-28
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Raivavae (uncertain)
Austral Islands
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Ceremonial. Wooden. Round butt with frieze of conventionalized human heads in relief, the bodies in intaglio coalescing to form a band of conventional ornament. Whole paddle carved with the typical Austral Islands form of design.
Length:
128.5cm
Width:
28.8cm

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