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Male figurine

Museum number:
11-1156
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21110001156
Alternate number:
2 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.177
Object count:
1
Description:
Wooden image-Moai Tangata. Male figure of Toromiro with eyes of bone and obsidian. A recent copy of a more ancient figure.
Donor:
Charles Atwood Kofoid, D. L. Spencer, Miss Faurote, and William A. Setchell
Collection place:
Easter Island (Chile), Polynesia
Verbatim coll. place:
Easter Island. Albatross Expedition, through the courtesy of Prof. Alexander Agassiz and Gov. John T. Cooper, the representative of the Chilean government.
Culture or time period:
Rapa Nui
Collector:
Charles Atwood Kofoid
Collection date:
1905
Materials:
Obsidian
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
1905
Department:
Oceania
Loans:
S1983-1984 #53a: University of Southern California (May 18, 1984–December 3, 1984)
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