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Shaka figure with base
  • Japan
  • Shaka figure with base, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • bronze
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2811.a,b
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Description

Figurine of Shaka coming down from the mountain. Bronze figurine representing a man standing. He has a beard and moustach, a lot of hair on the sides but no hair on top of his head. His chest is bare. He wears some kind of a gown and his hands are hidden under it.