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Commemorative House Post

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Object Number:
67-5-138
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Post carved for commemorative feast house (ruma tora). Iconography: double iri species shark in low relief divided by a row of notches. Zig-zag pattern at base. Carved by Piringamatau for the same commemorative house as 67-5-140 and 124.
Height:
224cm
Credit Line:
William Kohler Collection, collected by William H. Davenport

Bibliography:

[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition. 10 (2): 4-25. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 10
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