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jul 16, 1800 - Female deity

Description:

18th to 19th century
wood
Nukuoro, Micronesia
• Carved from breadfruit tree, tool is unknown, surface smoothed with pumice
• Eyes and nose are slits or not shown, ovoid head, columnar neck, shoulders slope downwards, chest is a single line or females have rudimentary breasts
• Sketchy indication of hands in feet on male and female, flattened butt, flexed legs
Local deities resided in animals or represented in stones, pieces of wood or wooden figurine

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AP Art History
Kailee Keiser

Date:

jul 16, 1800
Now
~ 218 years ago

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