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Canoe Bow Ornament

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Native Name:
Pinapina
Object Number:
67-5-40
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Peel
Pigment
Description:
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.
Length:
62.5cm
Credit Line:
William Kohler Collection, collected by William H. Davenport

Bibliography:

[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition. 10 (2): 4-25. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 17
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