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Figure of a man in a semi-seated posture, arms bent in front, clutching an object. He has a pointed nose, wide mouth, and wears a close-fitting domed cap. He carries a bag under the left arm, slung over the right shoulder. The toes are missing. The surface has been scorched but for the face, legs below the knee, and a band above the elbow. This specimen joins at the feet with the rear of 1969.265.


figure (art)

1 item (description level: part)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  figure (art)
object name (local):  wood - man
object name (local):  figure (art)
object name:  human figure

Naga Hills, Nagaland, India, South Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Naga Hills 
Kiernan, Kenneth J.
Additional collector information
collector:  Kiernan, Kenneth J. 
Date collected
{earliest=1940, latest=1948, primary=true, value=1940 - 1948}
Additional date information
date collected:  1940 - 1948 
1940 - 1948 
Konyak; Naga
Additional culture information
maker or user:  Naga 
maker or user:  Konyak 

Materials & techniques
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
overall: 177 mm x 55 mm x 105 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 177 mm x 55 mm x 105 mm

Collection made by the donor between 1940-1948, when items were still in use. Collector's no. 51.
donor:  Kiernan, Kenneth J.  Undefined - 1969-06-03

Related objects
part of group figure (figure (art)) (1969.265) one of the pair:  group figure (figure (art)) (object-53620)
group figure (figure (art)) (object-246195)
Related subjects
maker or user: Naga
object name: figures (art)

Record created 2000-01-22 by BCURTIS
Record last updated 2018-01-24 by XGVIEWS