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Ritual Bowl

Native NameApira
Object Number:67-5-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Shell
Pigment
Height: 24.5 cm
Length: 48.5 cm
Width: 16.2 cm
Credit Line:William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport, 1967

Description

Two bonito along sides, two porpoise at each end, half shark motif on end of bowl. From the Waumwaumwa cult of Natagera. Carver: Puafagatea.

Bibliography:

[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 10. no. 2. pg. 4-25 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 7 (No. 10View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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