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Lure; 1997.319

Lure, 1997.319
Name/Title
Lure
About this object
This serpentine fishing lure is part of a large collection of Māori taonga (treasures) known as the Willetts’ collection. This collection was found at the Waitaki River Mouth by members of the Willetts’ family in the early 1950s. The lure and the other taonga in the collection are believed to date to the 14th century and are attributed to the Waitaha iwi (tribe). Image not to be reproduced without the permission of the North Otago Museum and Waitaha Taiwhenua o Waitaki Trust Board Inc.
Object Type
Lure
Object number
1997.319

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