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Object Number: 67-5-126
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Length: 163cm
Credit Line:William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport, 1967

Description

Carved king post for canoe house. Iconography: supernatural figure holding two sharks, low relief birds and fish top and behind. Stained black with white lime and red earth painted details. Title Pa-na-waiau "school of bonito". Carver: Simon Peter Reresimae with the help of Maemai of Natagara Village.


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. 9View Objects cited in this Publication

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