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Stone Māhē (sinker stone); Unknown; New Zealand; 068-1991-052-0001

Stone Māhē (sinker stone); Unknown; New Zealand; 068-1991-052-0001
Name/Title
Stone Māhē (sinker stone)
About this object
Grey stone, possibly sandstone. Oval in shape, a deep grove has been shaped around the centre axis of the māhē. It would have been used a with fishing nets as a weight.
Date Made
Unknown
Place Made
New Zealand
Subject and Association Keywords
Māhē
Sinker Stone
Subject and Association Description
Found on Moeraki Beach by Mr Dewe.
Medium and Materials
Sandstone
Measurements
Width: 60mm
Length: 100mm

Collection
Maori: Taonga Collection
Credit Line
Donated by Mrs D Dewe
Object Type
Māhē
Object number
068-1991-052-0001

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