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Photograph album

The significance of this object lies in its history and the very fine nature of its carving. It would benefit from further details pertaining to the Prince of Wales’ tour...

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Stirrup spout pot

This is a stirrup spout pot and it comes from the north Coast of Peru. In 1865, when this item was donated to the museum, the accession register states that...

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Shield

Adorned with bold zigzag patterns consisting of a series of longitudinal grooves accented with red and white ochre, wunda shields were once used across a large portion of the vast...

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Painting

Pata-chitras, or paintings on cloth, belong to a very old tradition in the north-east of India and they depict a number of themes; this one depicts a scene from the...

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Book

Dr. Paul Bevan, March 2013, Collection Review. This is another of John Bowring’s donations to the RAMM and carries a printed dedication to him from the book’s author, David Jerome MacGowan,...

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Book

Donated to the museum in 1933 by Exeter-resident Lieutenant-Colonel R.J. Saumarez. Page 1: Utagawa Yoshitora (active c.1836 -1887) Date: 1863 Publisher: Maruya Tetsujiro (Enjudo publishing house) This depicts a scene at the court of...

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Wheat grain carving

From the temple complex of Ise Jingū. The deities are likely representations of Shinto gods Daikokuten, and Ebisu. They are often seen together as the deities of bountiful harvests. Made...

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Mask

The mask is a later version of the Anang ekpo (Anang are closely related to Ibibio). The mask depicts an ancestor spirit, ekpo, in the form of a ram. The...

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Mere pounamu

Mere pounamu was gifted to RAMM through the Acceptance in Lieu scheme in 2008. Teardrop-shaped hand-clubs made of greenstone, are among the very most precious of all Maori cultural treasures. Pounamu...

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Club

Greenstone Hand-Clubs, Mere Pounamu Mere pounamu, teardrop-shaped hand-clubs made of greenstone, are among the very most precious of all Maori cultural treasures. Pounamu greenstone, although often called jade in older Western...

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