Medium: Wood, metal
Dates:late 19th century
Dimensions: 7 x 6 x 7 in. (17.8 x 15.2 x 17.8 cm)
Museum Location: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 05.588.7366
Catalogue Description: The object, in the shape of a skull, was carved from a single, hollowed out piece of wood. Its lower jaw is missing. With four nails, the skull, without its lower jaw, was attached to a metal disk with a dome-shaped center. The object is in stable and fair condition. There is a repaired crack on the proper left side of the back of the skull as well as a repaired splinter at the proper right side of the lower edge. At the top of the skull on the proper right side, there is a large circular wooden plug.