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Hei Tiki, D24.1225

Physical Description

Mid green nephrite hei tiki,opaque, Westland source. Surface oxidised after manufacture. perforation hold drilled from back to top. Head turned to right with forked tongue and eyelids evident. Hands sitting on thighs with fingers slightly indented on legs which are folded in. Adze bevels evident on both sides.

Research Notes

Catalogue card:
Surface Greenstone
Later entry:
Fig 33 Hei tiki




Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 110 x 63 x 17mm

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