Canoe Bow Ornament
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Subtype: pinapina. Ataro tari "running deity" carved inside. Made by Reresimae for canoe named Manu Farere "Bird searching" that was dedicated to the deity Rugamae. This specimen was taken from the burial part of the canoe house in Natagera where it was placed when the canoe disintegrated.
William Kohler Collection, collected by William H. Davenport
[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition. 10 (2): 4-25.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 17
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