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Stone human head, janus-faced, grey and with pitted surface.
- Found/Acquired: Gaua
- (Oceania,Melanesia,Vanuatu,Banks Islands,Gaua)
- Length: 33.9 centimetres
Stone human head, janus-faced, grey and with pitted surface; each face oval with flat nose and pointed projection at the top; two horn-like projections between faces; rounded base.
[stuck-on handwritten label]
Gaua, Banks Islands, Pacific
"Cornerstone at entrance to hut of the last chief of Gaua. Visitors had to bend and rub the horn before entering."
GAUA, BANKS Islands, NEW HEBRIDES.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EOC24344
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