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Native NameApira
Object Number: 67-5-5
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Shell
Pigment
Height: 24.5cm
Length: 48.5cm
Width: 16.2cm
Credit Line:William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport, 1967

Description

Two bonito along sides, two porpoise at each end, half shark motif on end of bowl. From the Waumwaumwa cult of Natagera. Carver: Puafagatea.


Bibliography:

[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 10 (2): 4-25. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 7View Objects cited in this Publication

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