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Tortoise and Turtle

Animal, Tortoise and Turtle

Works of Art (10)

Censer Support, 8th–9th century, Mexico; Maya, Ceramic (1978.412.99)
Club (Porowa Ra Maru), 19th century, Kanak peoples, New Caledonia, Wood (2000.160.9)
Earth Monster Relief, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.36)
Kava Bowl in the Form of a Turtle (Darivonu), early 19th century, Fiji, Wood (1979.206.1579)
Mask (Buk, Krar, or Kara), mid- to late 19th century, Torres Strait Islander people, Mabuiag Island, Torres Strait, Australia, Turtle shell, wood, fiber, feathers, shell (1978.412.1510)
Memory Board (Lukasa), 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba, Wood (1977.467.3)
Shield, early to mid-20th century, Wunambal people, western Kimberley Region, Western Australia, Wood, paint (1978.412.757)
Spirit Canoe (Wuramon), mid-20th century, Asmat people, Yamas village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber (1979.206.1558)
Turtle Amulet (Yawiige), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire or Burkina Faso; Senufo or Tussian, Copper alloy (1978.412.498)
Woman's Valuable (Tolúk), late 19th–early 20th century, Belauan people, Belau (Palau), Caroline Islands, Turtle shell (1978.412.756)