Maori Nguru (nose flute)Your model is disabled. For more details go to Edit properties3D Model
Carved from a whale’s tooth this Maori Nguru (nose flute) has a tiki figure on one side. A tiki is an ancestral figure and they are often carved on flutes and pendants for good luck. Small musical instruments (Taonga Puoro) such as these were attached to cords and worn as ornaments hung around the neck.
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