- Museum number
Deity image (?) carved of stone (basalt). A tapering cylinder with rounded ends, with a smooth and polished surface.
Height: 46 centimetres
Width: 15 centimetres
Depth: 14.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
LMS register slip comment:
'Probably an idol'.
Comment from Tara Hiquily, curator, Musée de Tahiti et ses Îles, during a visit to museum storehouse, 19 June 2008: He has not seen anything similar. Can see the marks of carving.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2015 9 July-19 Sept, London, SOAS Brunei Gallery, Missionaries and Idols in Polynesia
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1911C27.122 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1890,Loan (originally loaned to BM in 1890 by LMS)