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Figure of a Māori Woman
Figure of a Māori Woman
Figure of a Māori Woman
Figure of a Māori Woman
Figure of a Māori Woman
Figure of a Māori Woman

Photo credit: Hartlepool Museums and Heritage Service

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Carved from tree resin of the Kauri tree ('Kauri gum'), this figure is probably a Māori queen. The figure has black hair and is wearing a high-prestige cloak with a hood over her head. One of a pair with HAPMG 2018.6.1.

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Figure of a Māori Woman


19th C


kauri gum


H 8.6 x W 5.8 x D 6.7 cm

Accession number

HAPMG : 2018.6.2

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