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Light, New Zealand - Aotearoa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
 
Summary:
E077628 - 25/1/1982, light, , , , New Zealand - Aotearoa, Pacific
Item Name:
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Label:
This pigment pot or ipu contained the natural pigments used for the ta moko process, or tattooing in traditional Maori society. The activity was extremely sacred, normally requiring both the kai ta or tattooist and the receiver to be isolated from the main community during this time. Donated in 1982.
Country:
New Zealand - Aotearoa
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
25/01/1982
Registration Number:
E077628
Associated Stories:
DOMICILE
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Light, New Zealand - Aotearoa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Light, New Zealand - Aotearoa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno