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Hei tiki (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Hei tiki
Used for/see from:
  • Adornments (Figures)
  • Jewellery (Figures)
See also:

Whakamārama: He momo whakakai hanga i te pounamu. E ōrite ana tana āhua ki te tangata.

Scope Note: A neck adornment of an image of a human-like form. Usually made of greenstone.