Skip to main content

Image / Dolo

Have a question about this item?

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Scheffler, Harold W., 1932-
Date Created and/or Issued
between 1958-1961
Contributing Institution
UC San Diego, Library, Special Collections and Archives
Harold Scheffler Photographs
Rights Information
Under copyright
Constraint(s) on Use: This work is protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Use of this work beyond that allowed by "fair use" requires written permission of the copyright holder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and any use and distribution of this work rests exclusively with the user and not the UC San Diego Library. Inquiries can be made to the UC San Diego Library program having custody of the work.
Use: This work is available from the UC San Diego Library. This digital copy of the work is intended to support research, teaching, and private study.
Rights Holder and Contact
Harold W. Scheffler
Dolo or burial urn chisled from a single block of limestone and set upon a pyramid of coral slab. This one contains the cremated remains of several leaders of one kin group. It served as a sacrificial altar where their ghosts were asked for assistance. The figure in bas relief is of a leader wearing traditional ornaments. His finger tips rest on the heads of two boys who were adopted by his group to take his place when he died. Dolo near Ogo.
Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (
This digital image is a surrogate of an item from the Harold Scheffler Papers (MSS 481).
[Title, Date]. Harold Scheffler Papers. MSS 481. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
Burial--Solomon Islands
Choiseul Islanders (Solomon Islands people)
Sculpture--Solomon Islands
Choiseul (Solomon Islands)
Choiseul (Solomon Islands)

Explore related content on Calisphere: