Rapanui. <em>Lizard Figure (Moko Miro)</em>, 19th century. Wood, 15 3/4 x 3 x 2 in. (40 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1941, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 41.1277. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 41.1277_SL1.jpg)

Lizard Figure (Moko Miro)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 15 3/4 x 3 x 2 in. (40 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm)


Accession Number: 41.1277

Image: 41.1277_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved wooden lizard with triangular head, protruding eyebrows and ribs, the crested spinal column with a fan-like termination, abdomen on level with under-jaw and chest, long thin arms extending across the chest, and legs extended to a tapering point

Brooklyn Museum