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Mahe (sinker) & Pa Kahawai (fishing lure) HC84


A sinker made from a volcanic type stone grey in colour with orange staining. There is a drilled hole for attaching plaited flax rope.

Pa Kahawai, fishing lure, used to catch pelagic fish species such as Kahawai and Kingfish.

date: 1600

max dimension: 160mm 200grams
 
subject area: Social Science, Maori & Pacifica, The Arts
 
specific themes: Maori, Tool

handling collection number: HC84

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