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Luca - Manaia sun and lizard

Added on December 31st, 2009

Luca - Manaia sun and lizard

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Inspired by "Manaia"

Guardian, Protection

Maoris believe Manaia is a guardian spirit, represented by a creature with a bird´s head, the body of a man and the tail of a fish, in order to symbolize the equilibrium between sky, earth and water. Manaia embodies multiple symbolic meanings: first, its shape recalls the 8 figure, which represents to Maoris the path of life, eternity; also, the hand of the man is often drawed with three fin ...

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