Artificially deformed human skull built up with fibre and clay and painted red and black

Made:
1851-1910 in Vanuatu

Artificially deformed human skull built up with fibre and clay and painted red and black, ceremonial, from Malikolo, New Hebrides, 1851-1910

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A52742
Materials:
bone, clay, fibre and teeth, ivory
type:
skulls
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust