Tiki

Archaeological Site in Raivavae

The only remaining tiki (carved humanlike statue) on the island stands in a private garden just to the west of the village of Mahanatoa. About 1m in height, it has highly stylised hands and chest as well as clearly outlined eyes. Its curved lips suggest a smile. It's not signed; ask around or look for the small supermarket Magasin Florès Louise – it's 50m to the west.

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