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Hand carved Koa wood, "Maori Taiaha Weapon" Richard M. Wood Carving Designs, Wood Carving Art, Bone Carving, Abstract Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Metal Sculptures, Bronze Sculpture, Maori Tribe, Maori Patterns

New Oceanic Wood Sculptures by Wood Sculptor Richard M. Howell, Oceanic Wood Carving Artist and Fisheries Consultant

Wood Sculptor Richard Morgan Howell. Gallery of Oceanic wood carvings and information on fishery consulting business.

Origin: Polynesia, New Zealand, Maori People (Provenance: Deaccessioned from the San Francisco de Young Museum) Period/Date: Arte Tribal, Tribal Art, Maori People, Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Art Carved, Bone Carving

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Origin: Polynesia, New Zealand, Maori People (Provenance: Deaccessioned from the San Francisco de Young Museum) Period/Date: 1820-1850

This sculpture was completed by Lewis Gardiner to represent Maori pounamu jade art from New Zealand and was exhibited in two international jade festivals in Santa Barbara and Jade Cove, California USA, during May to September Native Style, Native Art, New Zealand Flax, Maori Tribe, Maori People, Polynesian Art, Nz Art, Maori Art, Small Sculptures

Past Exhibitions

This sculpture was completed by Lewis Gardiner to represent Maori pounamu jade art from New Zealand and was exhibited in two international jade festivals in Santa Barbara and Jade Cove, California USA, during May to September 2011.

Maori weapon called a 'Mere' a flat War Club made of Jade. Deadliest Warrior, Maori Tribe, Maori Art, Indigenous Art, Prehistoric, New Zealand, Weapons, Carving, Jade

Deadly

There is a show called deadliest warrior where they test weapons and armor with fancy technology and science. They use ballistic gel which simulates the density and viscosity of human flesh. Here is a bullet piercing the gel and showing hydrostatic shock. They also use animal carcasses like sides of beef and torsos of pig which also simulate human tissue. Than they use weapons from the ancient and modern world of war on these items to see what they can do. This interests me but not Loo, so I…

Tamaora Walker Kura Gallery Maori Art Design Aotearoa New Zealand Carving Pounamu Greenstone Te Ara Mauriora Pounamu Wahaika on base Maori Words, Maori Tribe, New Zealand Tattoo, Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, Protest Art, Maori Art, Bone Carving, Fantasy Women

Tamaora Walker Kura Gallery Maori Art Design Aotearoa New Zealand Carving Pounamu Greenstone Te Ara Mauriora Pounamu Wahaika on base

Whakapakoko rākau (god stick) This whakapakoko atua (god stick) is believed to represent Rongo, the god of agriculture. These sticks were often located near gardens of kūmara (sweet potatoes). They were protective talismans to ensure plentiful crops. Ohm Tattoo, Maori Tribe, Polynesian People, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Effigy, Animal Totems, Bone Carving, Archaeology

Whakapakoko rākau (god stick)

The whakapakoko rākau or god stick had a pointed end so it could be stuck into the ground. It was used as a temporary shrine for an atua (deity) by tohunga ahurewa (priestly experts). Tohunga were often responsible for healing people, and sometimes used ...

A patiti or tomahawk used as a weapon, with carved bone handle. — Patu onewa, a stone weapon. Maori Designs, Maori Art, Bone Carving, Museum Collection, Native Art, Green Stone, New Zealand, Weapons, Culture

1. A patiti or tomahawk used as a weapon, with carved bone handle. — 2. Patu onewa, a stone weapon. — Dominion Museum collection | NZETC

1. A patiti or tomahawk used as a weapon, with carved bone handle. 2. Patu onewa, a stone weapon. Dominion Museum collection

Jade blade, with 4 prongs, lashed to bone haft, Maori, New Zealand. Polynesian People, Polynesian Art, Polynesian Culture, Maori Words, Fantasy Book Series, New Zealand Art, Maori Art, Science Museum, Bone Carving

Jade blade, with 4 prongs, lashed to bone haft, Maori, New Zealand. Close up view of jade blade and binding to bone handle. Grey background Science Museum, London

This article aims to help the reader understand and distinguish the different types of Maori Weapons. To understand Maori weapons and their intended specialized functions. Polynesian People, Polynesian Art, Art Maori, Maori Words, Maori Tribe, Flax Plant, Maori Designs, Kiwiana, Bone Carving

This stone adze is made of greenstone (jade), and is lashed to a handle highly ornamented with carving