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Waka Huia, Cast, Lid, D38.101

Physical Description

Two manaia figures dominate the base bottom sitting parallel from centre with head at end of bottom. Both ends consist of a koruru style head with protruding tongues. Central figure delineates between two manaia figures running from centre of sides to ends. Top consists of a centre running line and knotch pattern rinning the length of the lid with a running koru design either side of this. Inside of box and retangular fitting lid uncarved.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 160 x 660 x 70mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Base): 128 x 475 x 8mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Lid): 60 x 655 x 60mm

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