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Object Number:P4804
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Easter Island
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Man
Height: 24.25 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Morton L. Schamberg through Charles Rettew Sheeler Jr., 1919

Description

Small "ribbed" figure, somewhat more naturalistic than the classic version, with a broad face, small potbelly and stocky legs. Dark brown wood, shiny surface. Deep cracks through one side of face and one set of ribs.

Bibliography:

[Book] G., E. A. 1935. Easter Island Wood Carvings.. The University Museum Bulletin. Vol. 6, No. 1 (October). pg. 21-29 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. VIII, lower leftView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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