Human skull

Made:
1871-1910 in Vanuatu

Human skull, artificially elongated, face and feasures reconstructed in clay and fibre and painted red, missing teeth replaced with cane pegs, ceremonial, from Malikolo, New Hebrides, 1871-1910

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A656078
Materials:
bone, clay, fibre and ivory, teeth
type:
skulls
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust