A reconstruction of Kohika by Chris Gaskin based on evidence
from excavations, 1975-1981 and 2004-2007. The site is
viewed from the north.
Johann Reinhold Forster, untitled sketch of a woman dancing,
Hamanino, Ra‘iatea, 11 September 1773
Detail of men bearing wooden tokens of kahokaho yams slung like
tapua for presentation at the ‘inasi ‘ufimui, Lapaha, Tongatapu, July 1777.
Engraving after John Webber.
The view southwards through the notch in the pānānā wall, with the pāhoehoe
slab to the left and the ahu to the right, superimposed upon a Stellarium
reconstruction of the sky at 4:15 am local time on 21 January AD 1444
Tussock rain cape from Central Otago.
D31.1339. Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Rongorongo script detail from the Great St Petersburg Tablet.
Photo courtesy of Albert Davletshin.
A church youth dance group performance featuring individual letters
of the name TUVALU. The photograph was taken in Funafuti by Michael Goldsmith
shortly after Independence celebrations in 1978.
Carved human figure on tree N0401, Taia Bush Historic Reserve, with
prominent headdress representation. N0401 is on the eastern side of
the probed and dated Taia midden area.
Photograph by Ian Barber, January 2012.
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