- Museum number
Carved male figure, moai kavakava, made of wood (Thespesia populnea), and bone.
- Production date
- 18thC-19thC early (before 1827)
Height: 43 centimetres
Weight: 500 grammes
Width: 9 centimetres
Depth: 9.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
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
- Exhibition history
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
- Acquisition notes
- Collected on Easter Island by the donor in 1827.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc????D25.21 (old CDMS no.)