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Description

Dark blue-black rhinocerous hornbill with a large, mint green beak. Elaborate crest on the head with a spiral pattern on top and a floral motif on the back. Wings and tail are dark blue-black, orange-pink, dark and mint green, and yellow accented with gold. Legs bend backward and then horizontally, straight, outward with the yellow claws holding onto a bar.

Cultural Context

Used at door of rice storage house to guard against pilfering AH-2-11-75.

Iconographic Meaning

According to Burnett, this figure is meant to represent Pulang Gana, the god of the soil.

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