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Carved male figure, moai kavakava, made of wood (Thespesia populnea), and bone.
- 18thC-19thC early (before 1827)
- Found/Acquired: Easter Island
- (Oceania,Polynesia,Easter Island)
- Height: 43 centimetres
- Width: 9 centimetres
- Depth: 9.5 centimetres
- Weight: 500 grammes
Examined by Catherine Orliac in 2004 with a stereomicroscope, wood not identified.Identified as Thespesia populnea by Caroline Cartwright (BM Conservation and Scientific Research), March 2010.
Not on display
Exhibited: 2010 7 Jun – 14 Nov, Montreal, Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History, Île de Pâques: Le Grand Voyage
2015-2016 11 Dec-20 Mar, South Korea, Seoul Arts Centre, Human Image
Collected on Easter Island by the donor in 1827.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- Oc????D25.21 (old CDMS no.)
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Object reference number: EOC480
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