University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePutorino
Object Number: 48-11-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Maori
Provenience: New Zealand
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Shell
Plant Fiber
Credit Line:Exchange with Babette B. Phelps, 1948
Other Number128 - Other Number

Description

Lentoid in section. At the open end, there is a head in high relief with lower part in the round; small head in high relief at other end; face in low relief near centre, the wide open mouth forming aperture. Abelone shell eyes in large head and in face and below open mouth.

Putorino, centre hole figure wide at brows, rounded head, top head spiral on top, eyes wider, bottom head. Northern style, stone tools.


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. 239View Objects cited in this Publication

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