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Object Number: 67-5-140
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 127cm
Credit Line:William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport, 1967

Description

Carved for commemorative house Ruma Tora, as were posts 67-5-124 and 138. Iconography: double bonito. Carved by Murisigaie, commissioned by Gapitaufa for his participation in the commemorative feast. Carved in 1935-36.


Bibliography:

[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. 10View Objects cited in this Publication

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