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Mere; after 1800; New Zealand; E150.938

Mere, after 1800, New Zealand, E150.938
Name/Title
Mere
About this object
Greenstone mere, probably from Rotorua. The mere is a hand club that is carried in a flax belt. They were usually only carried by Chiefs of high standing.
Date Made
after 1800
Place Made
New Zealand
Medium and Materials
Greenstone (pounamu)
Measurements
44x10.5cm (LW)
Collection
Hall Collection
Credit Line
Mere, Canterbury Museum, E150.938, New Zealand
Object Type
Taonga Maori
Object number
E150.938

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