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Object Number:67-5-37B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Natagera
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Shell
Pigment
Iconography:Shark
Height: 13 cm
Length: 45 cm
Width: 10.5 cm
Credit Line:William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport, 1967

Description

Small carved figure of a man. Part of a curio carving consisting of a shark (iri sp.) on a pedestal (67-5-37C), holding in its open jaws a canoe (67-5-37A) with this man (67-5-37B) inside. Man is colored black. Right arm missing. Carved by Aiwosuga of Natagera village.


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