Ceremonial skull

Made:
1851-1900 in Vanuatu

Human skull with false lower jaw, face built up with clay and fibre, false bulbous nose, decorated with red black and white pigment, ceremonial, from Malikolo, New Hebrides, 1851-1900

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A656079
Materials:
bone, clay, fibre and teeth, ivory
type:
skulls
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust