Megaliths stones are found all over Nias. Traditionally they were erected at new villages or at funerals for important Chieftains. This stone is located deep into the forest in Alasa sub-district, North Nias Regency, Nias Island, Indonesia. Photo by Bjorn Svensson. www.northniastourism.com

Gowe Baluga Halua'ana Megalith in Alasa sub-district.

Tunggal panaluan (magic staff used by shamans of the Batak people), Yohn Young Museum of Art, University of Hawaii at Manoa.jpg

Tunggal panaluan (magic staff used by shamans of the Batak people), Yohn Young Museum of Art, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Christie's Large Image Korwar & Nias statue

Christie's Large Image Korwar & Nias statue

Ancestor Figure (Siraha Salawa or Siraha Nomo) Date: 19th–early 20th century Geography: Indonesia, Nias Island Culture: Ono Niha people Gallery 355

Ancestor Figure (Siraha Salawa or Siraha Nomo) Date: century Geography: Indonesia, Nias Island Culture: Ono Niha people Medium: Wood Dimensions: H. x x cm) Classification: Wood-Sculpture

Stone statue in Bawömataluo village, south Nias. Nias Island, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Photo by Bjorn Svensson. www.visitniasisland.com

Stone statue in Bawömataluo village, south Nias. Nias Island, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Photo by Bjorn Svensson. www.visitniasisland.com

Nias island

Nias island

Ornate symbolic carvings one the Chiefs stone chair in Hilimondregeraya village, South Nias. This is one of the villages with best preserved architecture on Nias Island #Indonesia. Photo by Bjorn Svensson. www.visitniasisland.com

Ornate symbolic carvings one the Chiefs stone chair in Hilimondregeraya village, South Nias. This is one of the villages with best preserved architecture on Nias Island #Indonesia. Photo by Bjorn Svensson. www.visitniasisland.com

Adu Nuwu

Adu Nuwu

Category:Art of Nias - Wikimedia Commons

Category:Art of Nias - Wikimedia Commons

Nias | 19th century | wood

Nias | 19th century | wood

COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Opzetmasker van een priester TMnr 1772-90.jpg

COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Opzetmasker van een priester TMnr 1772-90.jpg

Primitive, Indonesia, Couture Facile, Primitives

°°°° Budaya Nias °°°°

°°°° Budaya Nias °°°° - Kaskus - The Largest Indonesian Community

RUMAH ADAT

RUMAH ADAT

by BorneoHunters on Etsy

by BorneoHunters on Etsy

COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Een man naast een driekoppige osa'osa een stenen zetel als eerbetoon aan dorpshoofden en voorouders TMnr 10004911.jpg

°°°° Budaya Nias °°°° - Kaskus - The Largest Indonesian Community

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