The Hei Tiki

Server Costs Fundraiser 2024

Help our mission to provide free history education to the world! Please donate and contribute to covering our server costs in 2024. With your support, millions of people learn about history entirely for free every month.
$2369 / $18000


Kim Martins
by Vassil
published on 17 January 2021
The Hei Tiki Download Full Size Image

Anthropomorphic pendant (hei tiki), jade (nephrite), abalone shell and pigments, Maori culture, 1500-1800 CE. In the exhibition "Maori, their treasures have got a soul", in the Musée des Arts Premiers in Paris, 2011-2012 CE.

Remove Ads

Cite This Work

APA Style

Vassil. (2021, January 17). The Hei Tiki. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Vassil. "The Hei Tiki." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 17, 2021.

MLA Style

Vassil. "The Hei Tiki." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Jan 2021. Web. 15 Jul 2024.