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Large opaque, dense pounamu (possibly kahurangi) toki (adze); Unknown; New Zealand...

Large opaque, dense pounamu (possibly kahurangi) toki (adze); Unknown; New Zealand; 040-1900-355-0001
Name/Title
Large opaque, dense pounamu (possibly kahurangi) toki (adze)
About this object
Has a very sharp blade, resembles the top of a right angled triangle. Has a textured handle with both of the two flat areas and the two sides have been polished smooth to form the large edge. Has four rows of wire wound around the top of the handle.
Date Made
Unknown
Place Made
New Zealand
Subject and Association Keywords
Adze
Pounamu
Toki
Medium and Materials
pounamu
Measurements
Height: 40mm
Width (widest point): 105mm
Length: 370mm

Collection
Maori: Taonga Collection
Credit Line
Miss L Gascoyne, Waimate
Object Type
Toki
Object number
040-1900-355-0001

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