In life, they were the boldest warriors, wisest leaders, and daring navigators who led their people over thousands of miles of open sea. After death, they became protectors and providers; bringers of harvest and guardians in war. They were Atua: Sacred Gods from Polynesia.
Now, for a limited time, the world's most important Polynesian sculptures come to the Saint Louis Art Museum, the sole North American venue for a groundbreaking exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Australia.
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