84 Carved wood peg from a coffin, 52 cm high, in the form of a seated male figure with arms resting on his knees, on top of long, flat-sided peg. This was a guardian figure, with the peg used to secure the top lid of a coffin that was placed in a burial cave, not underground. Registered as a Cultural Property by the National Museum of the Philippines in 1994, with stamp No. 0047833. From Kankanay tribe, Besao district (NW of Sagada), Mountain Province, ca. 1950. This was called "Pasing" in the local dialect. (Cf. Land of the Morning Sun, Fig 16; also Anderson, Indigenous Art of the Northern Philippines, fig. 218-220).