Traditional Pacific Island Tattoo Tools

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Illustration

Kim Martins
by Haa900
published on 20 May 2019

Instruments for traditional Pacific Island tattoos: hāhau (tapping stick) made of ulei wood, moli (tattoo tool) made of wood and bone, and apu paʻu (ink bowl), made of jade. Date unknown.

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Haa900, . (2019, May 20). Traditional Pacific Island Tattoo Tools. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10737/traditional-pacific-island-tattoo-tools/

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