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Native NameAkua Ka'ai
Object Number:97-120-465
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Hawaiian Islands
Height: 58.42 cm
Width: 7.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-120-465 - Old Museum Number
10550 - ANSP Number
490/78 - Collector Number


Wood carving; figure standing on long peg with carved plaque behind head. Portable image. Akua ka'ai.

Idol from ruins of a temple.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Polynesia Gallery (28 Jan 1982 - Jun 2010) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Wingert, Paul S. 1946. Outline Guide to the Art of the South Pacific.. Columbia University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: following p. 63View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wingert, Paul S., and Linton, Ralph. 1946. Arts of the South Seas.. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 61View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Davenport, William H. 1964. "Hawaiian Feudalism". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 6. no. 2. pg. 14-27 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Cox, John H., and Davenport, William H. 1974. Hawaiian Sculpture.. The University Press of Hawaii. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 138View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 65, fig. 6View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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