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Figure 268.—Carved animal figures, Rurutu: a-c, whale bone bowl (Oldman coll., 476); d-f, ironwood spear point (U. S. National Mus., 5345). a, upper view of bowl: length, 14.5 inches; greatest width, 6.75 inches; backs of two animal figures (1) at broad end and upper ends of human figures along outer edges of rim. b, side view of bowl: height, 2.6 inches; side view of animal figures (1) and full face views of human figures which average 0.75 inches in height, c, enlargement of animal figures on… Plate 15 — Austral Islands Headdresses: A, Tubuai (British Mus.); B, Tubuai (Perth Mus., Scotland, 900); C, Rurutu (British Mus., +2011); D, Raivavae (Peabody Mus., Cambridge, 53617)


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