This wall panel (epa) from the Taranaki region shows elements of the serpentine style, in which the figures have long, sinuous bodies. The unique shape of the forehead is said to be peaked in homage to Mt Taranaki.
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Puke Ariki - Taranaki Museum & Library
Carving by Te Tuiti-Moeroa
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