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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Society Islands, Deities of

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The accompanying figures, colossal busts, from fifteen to twenty feet high and from six to seven feet wide, are representations of the pagan deities originally found on these islands. They are of stone, and sometimes separate, sometimes grouped, and represent gods or deified progenitors.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Society Islands, Deities of'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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