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Family platform or paepae with altar or ahu at Marae Matai Rea, once the most important marae at Maeva, where the chief would sit on his throne during ceremonies, at the archaeological site at Maeva village, on Huahine-Nui on the island of Huahine, in the Leeward Islands, part of the Society Islands, in French Polynesia. This marae is now in ruins but consisted of a stone courtyard with platform and standing stones, used as a ceremonial and religious site. These sites were home to the royal...
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