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Snake sculpture, Kuniya (python) and eggs

1992.0089.0100

Snake sculpture, Kuniya (python) and eggs

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Sculpture of a black and brown wooden carpet python and her eggs. The top exterior is covered with burnt engraved designs of lines that run horizontally to the body, and the curved body and tail are segmented into five sections. The head is shaded dark, and in the second section there are eleven circles burnt engraved and shaded black. The lower part is plain.

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