University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native Name'U'U
Object Number: 2003-32-325
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Marquesas Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Length: 168cm
Width: 13.5cm
Depth: 8.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number0,935 (?) - Other Number
1995.X.16530 - Other Number
CIVIC1995.X.16530 - Other Number

Description

Late 19th century 'u'u. Heavy wood stained light brown; end of shaft tapering, crooked. Three small raised skulls each side of head, which has remains of brown paper Paris label with "[Ta]hiti."


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