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Loan Object

Funerary Effigy (Tau Tau)

19th century

Wood

Component A, head: 80 × 25 × 20 cm (31 1/2 × 9 13/16 × 7 7/8 in.)
Component B, body: 150 × 39 × 15 cm (59 1/16 × 15 3/8 × 5 7/8 in.)
component C, proper right arm: 9 × 8 × 56 cm (3 9/16 × 3 1/8 × 22 1/16 in.)
component D, proper left arm: 8 ×
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.144
Geography: 
Made in Sulawesi, Indonesia
Culture: 
Toraja
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.