ca 1800; wood house post figure, Maori people of New Zealand

A carved-wood Maori house-post figure (amo), an ancestor image, this figure may depict an ancient warrior with his tongue thrust out in defiance and threat. (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Maori peoples art - Hei Tiki - Nephrite, haliotis shell - Aotearoa/New Zealand

Maori peoples art - Hei Tiki - Nephrite, haliotis shell - Aotearoa, New Zealand - beautiful New Zealand Greentone ~

House Post Figure (Amo) [Maori people, Te Arawa region, Aotearoa (New Zealand)] (1979.206.1508) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

House Post Figure (Amo), ca. 1800 Maori people, Te Arawa region, Aotearoa (New Zealand) Wood;

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On the Wall - Ngā Toi Arts Te Papa - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

On the Wall - Ngā Toi Arts Te Papa - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Kaitaka huaki (cloak with double täniko borders)1820 -1840

Kaitaka huaki (cloak with double täniko

MAORI NOSE FLUTE. Canterbury museum, NZ The nose flute is a popular musical instrument played in Polynesia and the Pacific Rim countries. Other versions are found in Africa, China, and India.In the North Pacific, in the Hawaiian islands the nose flute was a common courting instrument. In Hawaiian, it is variously called hano, "nose flute",[1] by the more specific term ʻohe hano ihu, "bamboo flute [for] nose," or ʻohe hanu ihu, "bamboo [for] nose breath".[2] It is made from a single bamboo…

MAORI NOSE FLUTE. Canterbury museum, NZ The nose flute is a popular musical instrument played in Polynesia and the Pacific Rim countries. Other versions are found in Africa, China, and India.In the North Pacific, in the Hawaiian islands the nose flute was a common courting instrument. In Hawaiian, it is variously called hano, "nose flute",[1] by the more specific term ʻohe hano ihu, "bamboo flute [for] nose," or ʻohe hanu ihu, "bamboo [for] nose breath".[2] It is made from a single bamboo…

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