Carved human head made of wood with carved full face tattoo designs. Inlaid haliotis shell eyes and five bone teeth.

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Thing

Made Of
haliotis shell, bone, wood
Type of Thing
figure, model
Exhibition History
Exhibited: 1998 27 June-7-1 Nov, London, BM, Maori
Techniques
carved, inlaid

People

Acquired From
Beasley, Irene Marguerite to The British Museum
By Ethnic Group
Māori

Place

Found In
New Zealand
Made In
New Zealand

Time

Acquired In
1944
Made
19thC

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