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Wakahuia and Papahou
Wakahuia and papahou terms applied to a class of wooden containers that are designed to hold treasured personal adornments, such as amulets, breast and ear pendants, and combs and bird feathers worn in the hair
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Carved Maori Containers
Maori woodcarvers made a variety of wooden containers for holding precious items of personal adornment, including feathers, various types of ear pendants, hei tiki and breast pendants etc; and the presentation of special gifts to celebrate and acknowledge important social and political events
Kumete & Figure Supported Bowls
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