University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHei Tiki
Object Number: P3125
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Maori
Provenience: New Zealand
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Greenstone
Shell
Height: 9.8cm
Width: 4.7cm
Depth: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number27535 - Oldman Number

Description

Hei tiki. Jade. With looped cord and bone button. Rounded head, chin on left shoulder, breast and ribs marked, nose prominent. Paua shell in one eye. perforation through a flange by the left eye.


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. 211View Objects cited in this Publication

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