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Maori Carving ~ New Zealand Statue Tattoo, Totems, Maori Tattoo Designs, Maori Tattoos, Maori Patterns, Facial Tattoos, Maori Art, Different Tattoos, African Masks

Maori Tattoo Mask Craft

Important Maori men always had distinctive facial tattoos, often very intricate designs which were time-consuming and very painful! Women sometimes had tattoos around their mouths and chins, too. Kids can design their own Maori tattoos and wear them with pride with this mask craft.

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Shows intricately carved mausoleum (papatupapaku), about 12 or 14 feet high, in which the body would have been placed. Auckland Art Gallery, Polynesian People, Maori People, Home History, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Bone Carving, Ancient Architecture, Native Art

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J W Giles (Artist), George French Angas (Related Artist) - Maketu House, Otawhao Pah, built by Puatia to commemorate the taking of Maketu Polynesian People, Polynesian Islands, Maori People, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Sculpture Art, Metal Sculptures, Abstract Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture

Maketu House, Otawhao Pah, built by Puatia to commemorate the taking of Maketu

J W Giles (Artist), George French Angas (Related Artist) - Maketu House, Otawhao Pah, built by Puatia to commemorate the taking of Maketu

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Haka at Maketū

British officer H.G. Robley's painting of a haka with muskets at Maketū, about 1865.

Print of Maori Weapons and Implements of War Fine Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Tribal Warrior, Indigenous Tribes, Maori Art, Poster Size Prints, Gifts In A Mug, Online Printing

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Rangi and Papa by Arthur Thatcher (Polynesien) Himmel (Rangi) und Erde (Papa) Frank Morrison, Barbara Hepworth, Maori Legends, Sculpture Metal, Nz Art, Prophetic Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Gods And Goddesses

Papa & Rangi

۞ ADM Sleipnir Papa (ou Papatuanuku, "Mãe-Terra") e Rangi (ou Ranginui, "Pai-Céu") são o casal de deuses supremos da criação na mitologia dos povos maori, na Nova Zelândia. De acordo com essa mitologia, eles são a fonte a partir da qual todas as coisas do universo se originaram, incluindo outros deuses, humanos e as várias criaturas e recursos da terra. Rangi e Papa foram criados a partir de dois seres primordiais - Te Po (noite) e Te Kore (vazio) - que existiam em uma escuridão de caos…

George French Angas (Artist), J W Giles (Lithographer) - I. War Dance Before the Pah of Oinemutu near Roturua Lake. Abstract Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Metal Sculptures, Bronze Sculpture, Home History, Family History, Auckland Art Gallery, Polynesian People, New Zealand Art

I. Native Swing. II. War Dance Before the Pah of Oinemutu near Roturua Lake.

George French Angas (Artist), J W Giles (Lithographer) - I. Native Swing. II. War Dance Before the Pah of Oinemutu near Roturua Lake.

Pātaka or food storehouse where prized food items were stored and any other treasured item for later use. You will also note baskets full of food at the base. This Pataka was painted at Otumatua in Taranaki 1842 Abstract Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Maori People, Maori Designs, Wooden Poles, Maori Art, Ice Sculptures, Old Pictures

Pātaka, 1842

This superbly carved pātaka, or food storehouse, was painted at Ōtumatua, Taranaki, in 1842. It is reached by climbing the notched wooden pole, which has steps too far apart for rats to climb. Flax bags of provisions are stacked at the base of the pātaka, possibly ready for storage there. In ...

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The New Zealanders, George French Angas, Maori indians created these amazing structures as storage rooms for food! Fine Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Kia Ora, Maori Designs, Maori Art, English Artists, Wonderful Images, Poster Size Prints

Pātaka

Pātaka (storehouses) were used to keep preserved food – fish, birds, kao (a kūmara preparation) – or seed safe from kiore (Pacific rats) in winter. Pātaka were entered through a trapdoor in the floor; the small opening at the front was a window.

Tomb of Huriwhenua, a late chief of the Nga Ti Toa Tribe, Queen Charlotte Sound by J W Giles, George French Angas Polynesian People, Maori People, Home History, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Easter Island, Architecture Art, Ancient Architecture, Ancient History

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Huge feasts were part of the Traditional Maori Good Host doctrine that continues even to this day like they did here in this painting at Matatā, 1876 in Taranaki. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Polynesian People, Maori People, Maori Art, Easter Island, New Zealand, Scenery, Chur

Māori feasts and ceremonial eating – hākari

Hākari – feasts – play an important role in Māori culture as a demonstration of hospitality and mana. Some 19th-century hākari featured vast amounts of food, displayed in stacks or on stages.