|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Near Typee Valley
|Date Made:||Before 1874|
|Credit Line:||Gift of William Pepper, 1891|
|Other Number:||LE700 - Other Number|
Tiki Akan, Wooden. In the Marquesas Islands such large wooden figures (tiki), representing deified ancestors, were placed on stone platforms at ritual sites.This one was found near Tai Pi Vai (Herman Melville's "Typee") Valley.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Polynesia Gallery (28 Jan 1982 - Jun 2010)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Loan Exhibition - Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies, and Charms and Implements For Divination (16 Apr 1892)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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