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“Idols or memorials of the dead, Ambrim.” Exterior view of large carved idols with human faces, two young boys stand next to them. The people of the New Hebrides [Vanuatu] cut large logs with 'totem' type carvings on the outer surface and hollow out the centre leaving only a slit down the front. These hollowed out logs give the deep resonance of drums when hit on the outside with sticks.