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Solomon Islands staff (roromaraugi)

none CULT unknown pre-1928 San Cristobal, Solomon Islands Melanesia The flaring sickle-shaped top is decorated by a raised ridge on either side which ends in a miniature snake's head with shell inset eyes. The plain cylindrical shaft handle which tapers to a point, supports an abstracted human figure set in full relief at the bottom. This seated figure has shell-inset eyes and has a disproportiona…