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

An00016401 001 l


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


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


Found In
New Zealand
Made In
New Zealand


Acquired In

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