12 December 2000
AN ADMIRALTY ISLANDS MALE FIGURE
Standing with the arms to the sides and the hands flanking the abdomen, the head with carved teeth in the mouth, pierced earlobes, carved bands of lozenge ornament to the cheeks, chest, upper legs and back, star-shaped motifs to chest, thighs and bottocks, the feet pointing downwards, painted reddish brown, black and white
Consul Max Thiel
Linden Museum, Stuttgart
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