Saturday, December 30, 2006

Pacific Encounters book features objects from Rapa Nui

Pacific Encounters: Art and Divinity in Polynesia
December 30, 2006

The book presents over 250 items with short captions, including sculptures in wood and stone, feather and basketry images, feather cloaks, wood bowls, decorated bark cloths, ornaments and valuables of ivory, shell, bone and nephrite. Objects come from across the Pacific – from the Society Islands (Tahiti), Austral Islands, Cook Islands, Marquesas Islands, Hawaii, Easter Island, Tonga, Fiji, Samoa and Aotearoa New Zealand.

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