trophy; head-taking tally (tally (calculation & recording)); head ornament

A headhunter's tally. It consists of a rectangular piece of wood, carved with zigzag patterns and with human figures on both sides. On either end of the rectangular block are carved raised sections of wood, representing human heads. There are two rows of seven carved heads on either end, and underneath the carved heads are tufts of striped red and white hair.

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