Nias warriors. Date unknown.

Indonesia, Nias warriors ~ Nīas (Indonesian: Pulau Nias, Nias language: Tanö Niha) is an island off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. Nias (Kepulauan Nias) is also the name of the archipelago, including the small Hinako Islands.

Indonesia ~ N. Sumatra Province ~ Nias Island | Sections of a man's headdress; his finely wrought gold spire was once part of a headdress worn by noblemen in southern Nias. The hatÆs fishtail palm shape evokes the Tree of Life, a motif common to the arts of Nias and many other Southeast Asian islands. | ca. 19th century | ©Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

Section of a man's headdress Place of Origin: Indonesia, Nias Island, North Sumatra Province Date: approx. Object Name: Jewelry Materials: Gold

Nias

Kruisheer Man from Bawomataloea in the south of Nias Island in festive dress, circa (Kerncollectie Fotografie, Museum Volkenkunde)

Indonesië, Nias - Verfijnde Indonesische hofkunst: een gouden kroon uit Nias. Museum Volkenkunde in Leiden toont de bijzondere collectie Indonesische kunst die verzamelaar Frits Liefkes het museum naliet.

Indonesië, Nias - Verfijnde Indonesische hofkunst: een gouden kroon uit Nias. Museum Volkenkunde in Leiden toont de bijzondere collectie Indonesische kunst die verzamelaar Frits Liefkes het museum naliet.

Indonesia - Nias Island | Ceremonial crown; gold alloy. | HP 3'500€ ~ sold (DEc '15) // 136599529254

Indonesia - Nias Island | Ceremonial crown; gold alloy. | HP 3'500€ ~ sold (DEc '15) // 136599529254

A group of warriors, South Nias. National Museum of World Cultures. Collection number: TM-10002057.

A group of warriors, South Nias. National Museum of World Cultures.

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Villagers in Bawomataluo in South Nias move a megalith that will be raised for a dead chieftain. National Museum of World Cultures. Collection number: TM-10000952.

Villagers in Bawomataluo in South Nias move a megalith that will be raised for a dead chieftain. National Museum of World Cultures.

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