- Museum number
Carved figure made of breadfruit (?) wood, triangular shaped chin at bottom of carved face at top.
- Production date
Height: 123 centimetres
Width: 17.50 centimetres
Depth: 16 centimetres
- Curator's comments
British Museum registration slip written in 1890?:
Idol of soft yellow wood (Breadfruit?). At the top is a roughly carved human head. Below is a square post cut into steps.
MSS. Cat. 95. A god from Aitutaki ....
L.M.S. 3 Rude idol of wood with a human head from Aitutaki.
'Described & figured by Williams, Miss[ionar]y Ent[erprises] (1839) 54-55
Stuck-on original labels
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1911C27.38 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1890,Loan (originally loaned to BM in 1890 by LMS)