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Male figure in carved wood. Face and body heavily tattooed with shallow grooves. Hands held on sides of stomach. Teko teko type, probably made for sale. Dark brown hardwood. This type of carving was placed at apex of house and probably represents some ancestor figure.

Details

  • Title: Figure
  • Creator: Maori
  • Date Created: c. 1860
  • Location Created: New Zealand
  • Physical Dimensions: object: 610 × 110 × 94mm
  • Subject Keywords: World cultures
  • Type: Figure
  • Medium: Wood

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