Human skull, with lower mandible attached by strip

Made:
1801-1910 in Solomon Islands

Human skull, with lower mandible attached by strips of cane, and wearing hoop earrings on one side, associated with ancester worship, from Solomon Islands

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A20620
Materials:
bone, cane, shell, teeth, ivory
type:
skull
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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