University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHei 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
Height: 9.7cm
Width: 6.6cm
Depth: 0.9cm
Credit Line:Gift of Edward M. James, 1962

Description

Hei tiki. Very fine. Remains of gum in eyes. Back slightly rounded. Original piercing broken and new piercing made just below.


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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