spoon (food processing & storage); ancestor figure

Carved wooden human figure with metal hoop earrings, on a flat round wooden base. The figure is naked, and standing with hands held on the thighs. There is a bow shape on top of the head, and incised lines on the back to define the shoulder blades. The figure is part of a group of carved spoons (31.3.50/85.1 - 52), and may have been removed from a spoon bowl and attached to a newer base.

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