standing male figure wearing large headdress, segmented into four sections, with a pointed tip and blue pigment; the base of each headdress segment has straight vertical lines that transition into decorative indentations toward top point; the figure's head, including headdress, is curved and shaped like a banana when viewed in profile; he has no nose or mouth; figure's eyes are circular mounds of wood with a single nail at the center of each; face has many short, carved lines; his ears are set far back on his head and end at point; PL ear has short piece of string/rope strung through it; figure's neck is short and his arms are bent at the elbows; hands rest on prominent stomach; an angular penis is visible between short, columnar legs that have feet carved directly into the base

Standing male figure, 1900-1925

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Title
Standing male figure
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.62.3
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standing male figure wearing large headdress, segmented into four sections, with a pointed tip and blue pigment; the base of each headdress segment has straight vertical lines that transition into decorative indentations toward top point; the figure's head, including headdress, is curved and shaped like a banana when viewed in profile; he has no nose or mouth; figure's eyes are circular mounds of wood with a single nail at the center of each; face has many short, carved lines; his ears are set far back on his head and end at point; PL ear has short piece of string/rope strung through it; figure's neck is short and his arms are bent at the elbows; hands rest on prominent stomach; an angular penis is visible between short, columnar legs that have feet carved directly into the base