Maori. <em>Pendant (Hei-tiki)</em>, before 18th century. Nephrite, 4 5/16 x 2 3/8 x 5/16 in.  (11 x 6 x .8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 03.213. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.213_03.212_03.214_acetate_bw.jpg)

Pendant (Hei-tiki)


Medium: Nephrite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:before 18th century

Dimensions: 4 5/16 x 2 3/8 x 5/16 in. (11 x 6 x .8 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H3, 4F

Accession Number: 03.213

Image: 03.213_03.212_03.214_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Green nephrite ancestral pendant known as hei-tiki. Anything in the shape of a human is a known as a "tiki." Nephrite is a white to dark green variety of jade. Head is tilted to the right with arms on legs. Condition: good

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