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canoe ornament

On display
human history
  • Description

    A carved canoe ornament. Possibly a prow adornment. Features a creature or spirit guardian with the tail of a fish and the head of a dog or Nguzunguzu. The figure rests upon a carved base. The whole appears to be over painted in a shade of white.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
    26 May 1981
  • Other Id

    49337 (ethnology)

  • Department
  • Display Room
canoe ornament; 49337; 1981.164

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