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In the centre middle distance of this engraving a fa'itoka or burial ground is represented. David Samwell, Surgeon on the Discovery, observed "The Places set apart for burying the dead are raised with Gravel about a foot or two above the level off the Ground, on which stand two or three Houses which are constantly shut up but contain nothing in them…. Beside these there are others raised of Stones which are burying places of the Chiefs & are called Fyntocka."
- A Fiatooka, or Morai, in Tongataboo
- Production date
- 402 x 560 mm
- W.Ellis sculp.. 21.
- Credit line
- Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2006
- Accession no
- No known copyright restrictions
- International Art
- Display status
- Not on display
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