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Native NamePinapina
Object Number: 67-5-40
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Peel
Pigment
Length: 62.5cm
Credit Line:William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport, 1967

Description

Subtype: pinapina. Ataro tari "running deity" carved inside. Made by Reresimae for canoe named Manu Farere "Bird searching" that was dedicated to the deity Rugamae. This specimen was taken from the burial part of the canoe house in Natagera where it was placed when the canoe disintegrated.


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. 17View Objects cited in this Publication

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