Oceanic art

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Oceanic art Much art from Oceania involves objects used in religious rites. Among the most notable examples are the giant, stone, ancestor-cult figures of Easter Island, Maori wood carvings, and the carved drums, masks, stools, and shields of New Guinea.

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