Small jade Maori ornament depicting a Marakihau sea monster, New Zealand, mid 18th century
Small jade Maori ornament depicting a Marakihau sea monster, western Northland, New Zealand, mid 18th century. Marakihau are female and often turn into human women to marry men. When their husbands find out their true nature they must return to the sea. From the Maori and Pioneer Museum, Okains Bay, Canterbury, New Zealand.
© Werner Forman Archive/Maori and Pioneer Museum, Okains Bay / Heritage-Images
'The Dangers of the Sea (MS. Harl. 4751)', 13th century, (1902). Artist: Unknown
'The Dangers of the Sea (MS. Harl. 4751)', 13th century, (1902). From the collection of the British Library, London. From Social England, edited by H.D. Traill, D.C.L. and J. S. Mann, M.A. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris, New York & Melbourne, 1902]
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