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Hei Tiki, D32.1980

Physical Description

Nephrite/pounamu hei tiki head only.Inanga variety, Arahura source, feather fractures and low translucency.Turned to left Peak on forehead. Large eyes, no sealing wax. Chin pointed, tongue protruding over lower lip. Suspension holes (i) hole drilled from front but uncompleted. Second shallow hole drilled through back and upper edge broken out- not visible from front. Glue adhering to broken hole.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 72 x 58 x 20mm

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