stakelike small staff, carved to slight point at bottom; standing figure, scowling with hands on stomach, covered in incised tattoos; abalone eyes; back decorated with triangles and linear design; attached to mount

Godstick (tiki wananga), early 19th century

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The Frances M. Norbeck Fundexpand_more  2000.2.3

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Details
Title
Godstick (tiki wananga)
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2000.2.3
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stakelike small staff, carved to slight point at bottom; standing figure, scowling with hands on stomach, covered in incised tattoos; abalone eyes; back decorated with triangles and linear design; attached to mount