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Male Figure (Moai Kavakava)

Date:
mid to late 19th century
Geography:
Chile, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
Culture:
Rapa Nui people
Medium:
Wood, obsidian, bone
Dimensions:
H. 17 7/8 x W. 3 3/4 x D. 4 in. (45.4 x 9.5 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1491
Not on view
[Everett Rassiga, New York, until 1958]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1958, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1958–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 12.



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