The stone implements of the Maori; Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931; 1974; 2014.1.0874

Name/Title

The stone implements of the Maori

Edition

Reprint of the 1912 ed., which was issued as no. 4 of Dominion Museum bulletin.

Maker

Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931

Maker Role

Author

About this object

Partial Contents: Native names of stone adzes and chisels -- Materials used for the manufacture of ordinary stone tools -- Grinding-stones (Hoanga) -- Handles of toki and chisels -- The use of the stone adze, axe, and chisel -- The pounamu, or greenstone (nephrite), of New Zealand -- Detailed description of some toki and chisels -- Concluding remarks -- Introduction of iron tool

Date Made

1974

Publisher

New Zealand. Govt.Printer

Series Title

Dominion Museum bulletin ; no. 4

Subject and Association Keywords

Maori (New Zealand people) -- Implements

Subject and Association Keywords

Stone implements -- New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

Stone cutting tools -- New Zealand -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Adzes -- New Zealand -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Chisels -- New Zealand -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Artists' tools -- New Zealand -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Jade -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand -- Antiquities

Subject and Association Keywords

Pounamu

Subject and Association Keywords

Korero nehe

Subject and Association Keywords

Toki

Object Type

Book

Object number

2014.1.0874

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