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Ritual Bowl

Native NameApira
Object Number:67-5-11
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Shell
Glass
Pigment
Height: 20.3 cm
Length: 44 cm
Width: 13.4 cm
Credit Line:William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport, 1967

Description

Ritual communion bowl (apira ni mwane). Bonito in full round on base with half-fish motif on bowl. Carver: Sao of Natagera

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. 9)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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