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ID: 700001813Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Whakapakoko rakau (ceremonial object; Unknown carver, 1750-1850; ca. 1750-1850; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; ME016181)
Note: This small, well-carved figure features a humanistic face carved with incomplete facial moko (tattoo), a protruding stomach, and a convex body with skeletonised carving between the shoulder blades and upper buttocks.
Titles:
Whakapakoko rakau (preferred,C,U,RP,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
ceremonial object [300234117] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Object Genres (Hierarchy Name), object genres (object classifications), <object genres by function>)
god stick [300264795]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, sculpture (visual work), <sculpture by form>)

Classifications:
ceremonial (preferred)

Creation Date: ca. 1750-1850

Creator Display:
Unknown carver, 1750-1850 [preferred,VP]
unknown (unknown cultural designation) [500125274]
Locations:
Current: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Wellington region, North Island, New Zealand) [500311561] Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: ME016181
Credit Line: Purchased 1997
Display Materials: wood
woodcarving [300054089]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, <processes and techniques by material>, <woodworking and woodworking processes and techniques>, woodworking)
wood (plant material) [300011914]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, <wood and wood products>)

Dimensions: Overall 283 (Height) x 48 (Width) x 70 (Depth) mm
Cultures:
Maori (preferred)

General Subject:
human figure(s) (preferred )

Specific Subjects:
ceremonial object [300234117]
.....(Objects Facet, Object Genres (Hierarchy Name), object genres (object classifications), <object genres by function>) (AAT)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Whakapakoko rakau........ [VP]
........ Te Papa spreadsheet (2012)
........ Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=325683
Subject: ....... [VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=325683
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