of the village.
One of the faces shows remnants of lime that was used for decorative purposes.
The hook is carved from extremely hard wood and bears a deep, black, crusty
surface. There is subtle evidence of wear and a shiny black patina on
the interior edge of the hook. This is due to the fact that netting was
hung from the hook in order to suspend food and valuables. The overall
form of the sculpture has a floating quality, which is enhanced by the
asymmetrical curving form of the hook. This piece was carved with non