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Native Name:
Hei Tiki
Object Number:
29-180-3
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Maori
Provenience:
New Zealand
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Greenstone
Shell
Description:
Heitiki. Greenstone. Eyes inlaid with Haliotis (Paua) shell. The perforation for suspension is visible in front. See 29-180-4 and 5.

Hei tiki. Rounded head, serrated paua in eyes, nose and triangle, mouth worn away. Raised line for breasts, shoulderswell modelled.
Height:
6.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
29-128-2619   -   Other Number
2619   -   Other Number

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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