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Object Number:77-8-2A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Honiara
Maker: Frank Haikiu
Date Made: 1976
Early Date: 1976
Late Date: 1976
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Shell
Height: 87 cm
Width: 28 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Solomon Islands Museum for Australia, 1977

Description

Figure of man playing panpipes. Polished wood, shell inlay in headband and eyes. Triangle emerging from head is a comb. In carved bag on back, detachable betel mortar (B) and pestle (C). Carved by Mr. Frank Haikiu for the Solomon Islands museum in 1976. Purchased from S.I. Museum in Dec. 1976. (See 77-8-1)

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