Canoe Bow Ornament
|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Provenience:||Santa Ana, Solomon Islands|
|Credit Line:||William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport, 1967|
|Other Number||C15 - Other Number|
Subtype: paru (because decorated with meta and reoreo). Shell pieces now missing, also nago matanga because it is split longitudinally. Atara tari (running deity) on forward edge. Came from canoe which was a memorial (murina agafua) for warrior whose bones were in the ossuary from which this carving was taken.
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