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Hei Tiki, D35.528

Physical Description

Nephrite/pounamu hei tiki. Inanga variety, feather fractures, medium translucency, small. Head turned to right side. Remnant sealing wax or paint? in eyes. Forked tongue, small circular projection in mouth. Hands rest on thighs, legs joined together with three toed feet. Suspension hole centre top of head drilled from rear broken out.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 63 x 32 x 8mm

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