Hei Tiki; A77.294

From

Puke Ariki

Name/Title

Hei Tiki

About this object

This hei tiki is made from a pale green variety of pounamu (New Zealand greenstone). The head is inclined toward the left shoulder, with two full paua shell eyes. Both hands placed on the thighs. Braided muka suspension cord also appended.

Medium and Materials

Pounamu / Nephrite

Collection

W.H Skinner Collection

Object Type

Nephrite Figure Pendant

Object number

A77.294

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

This object is from
Puke Ariki   Puke Ariki
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