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Bird sculpture

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Physical description

Wooden sculpture of a bird, standing on two legs, with the head turned to the right. The top exterior is covered with burnt engraved designs, and the head is lightly shaded with burnt engraved eyes and nostrils. The sides are covered with continuous consecutive overlapping semi-circles, and the neck and body are lightly shaded and covered with semi-circles which have a black line in their centre.

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