University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHei Tiki
Object Number: 62-1-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: New Zealand
Locus: Maori
Date Made: Early 19th century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1850
Height: 9.7cm
Width: 6.6cm
Depth: 0.9cm
Credit Line:Gift of Edward M. James, 1962


Hei tiki. Very fine. Remains of gum in eyes. Back slightly rounded. Original piercing broken and new piercing made just below.


[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 211View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1967. The Sculpture of Polynesia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 97View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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