Maori Poutokomanawa Ancestor Figure Meeting House Head Post

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An exceptional 18th century Poutokomanawa Maori Village meeting house Headpost.

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Description

Ancestor figures or Poutokomanawa were prominently placed at the centre of Maori meeting houses. Far more than just a object, these figures were imbued with historic meaning and significance. They were important relics that were central to the Maori communities as they are today.

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