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Hei Tiki, D25.516

Physical Description

Pounamu/nephrite, South Westland source, kawakawa variety. Hei-tiki head pointed and inclined to left. Both arms resting on thighs with no fingers outlined. Mouth, nose, elbow joints indicated. Right eye encircled with red wax C shape, breasts indicated.
Perforation drilled through back of forehead, high translucency with black fleck inclusions.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 88 x 53 x 10mm

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