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Stone Maori Axe; unknown; New Zealand; 025-1900-323-0001

Stone Maori Axe; unknown; New Zealand; 025-1900-323-0001
Name/Title
Stone Maori Axe
About this object
Stone Maori axe – grey stone, rectangular in shape with rounded ends. Has a textured handle area with blade being smooth. There is a chip out of the blade edge. The stone has a long flaw, running from the blade edge to half way up the axe. The flaw is whiter than the rest of the stone, and on the corresponding other side is a red line.
Date Made
unknown
Place Made
New Zealand
Place Notes
Found on Opiro at Studholme Junction, Waimate, South Canterbury. Opiro (Lot 7 DP 616 & RS 39670) owned by WH Hayman, then Thomas Hayman, Patrick Hayman, Gerald Hayman and in 1980 PW Hayman
Subject and Association Keywords
Maori
axe
Opiro
Hayman
Subject and Association Description
Found on Opiro at Studholme Junction, Waimate, South Canterbury.
Medium and Materials
grey stone
Measurements
Height: 20mm
Width (at widest point): 55mm
Length: 210mm

Collection
Maori: Taonga Collection
Credit Line
Presented by Mr Norman Henry Hayman
Object Type
axe
Object number
025-1900-323-0001

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Axe
Maori


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