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)

Tāne-nui-ā-rangi carved by Lyonel Grant, Bernard Makoare and Manos Nathan for Auckland Zoo Oct 2011.

Tāne-nui-ā-rangi carved by Lyonel Grant, Bernard Makoare and Manos Nathan for Auckland Zoo Oct

Te Mata o Tāne-nui-ā-rangi carved by Lyonel Grant, Bernard Makoare and Manos Nathan 2011. The face of Tāne-nui-ā-rangi.

Te Mata o Tāne-nui-ā-rangi carved by Lyonel Grant, Bernard Makoare and Manos Nathan The face of Tāne-nui-ā-rangi.

Weapons carried by Te Kooti and Peka Makarini | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

The bone club (kotiate) carried by Te Kooti, and the tomahawk (patiti) carried by Peka Makarini.

Dark stained wood wahaika decorated all over with an amalgam of

Dark stained wood wahaika decorated all over with an amalgam of… - New Zealand Maori - Tribal

paepae

Journal of the Polynesian Society: Notes And Queries, P

Patiti, deeply carved handle with early trade blade attached.

Patiti, deeply carved handle with early trade blade attached.… - New Zealand Maori - Tribal

Wooden carved lizard on a Maori meeting house post at Whakarewarewa

Wooden carved lizard on a Maori meeting house post at Whakarewarewa, New Zealand

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