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Pendant

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Native Name:
Hei Tiki
Object Number:
62-1-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Maori
Provenience:
New Zealand
Locus:
Maori
Date Made:
Early 19th century
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Greenstone
Gum
Description:
Hei tiki. Very fine. Remains of gum in eyes. Back slightly rounded. Original piercing broken and new piercing made just below.
Height:
9.7cm
Width:
6.6cm
Depth:
0.9cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Edward M. James

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. 211
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