The region of Pacific

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Essentially islandic, Pacific cultures have remained relatively protected and unchanged for many centuries. Aborigens of Northern Australia used to depict scenes engraved on tree barks, like this scene of a Maam Spirit chasing a pregnant woman found in Arnhem region (Museum of Quai Branly, Paris)

the famous Sepik Hooks are found in the high valleys of Papua New Guinea


    • Penture sur écorce, Australie du Nord - Painting on tree bark, Northern Australia
    • Penture sur écorce, Australie du Nord
    • Painting on tree bark, Northern Australia
    • Papouasie Nlle Guinée - Bioma
    • Papouasie Nlle Guinée
    • Bioma
    • Ile de Pâques - commercial
    • Ile de Pâques
    • commercial
    • Iles du Pacifique -
    • Iles du Pacifique
    • Crochet Sepik - Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée
    • Crochet Sepik
    • Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée
    • Fétiche de grossesse - Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée
    • Fétiche de grossesse
    • Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée
    • Statuette de PNG - Mauritius
    • Statuette de PNG
    • Mauritius
    • Lipona Flying tiki - Iles Marquises
    • Lipona Flying tiki
    • Iles Marquises