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Tête anthropomorphe

Inde, Naga

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
German Collection H: 7 cm 450 EUR
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These small head sculptures were worn as chest ornaments by warriors, used to indicate head-taking status. They were attached to head-taker's baskets as well.

Jacobs, Julian, The Nagas, London 1990, p. 192