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Hei Tiki, D2014.8

Physical Description

Dark green hei tiki made using lapidary machinery. Head turned towards left shoulder and hands resting on thighs. Perforated for suspension. Back flat. Appears fractured at left thigh/ankle. Upper surfaces on front highly polished.

Provenance

Given to donor with information that it was made by a jeweller/stone worker in
Based on date/locality, possibly made by Devlin Bros.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 76 x 42 x 8mm

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