Greywacke Māhē (sinker stone); Unknown; New Zealand; 097-1998-078-0001

Name/Title

Greywacke Māhē (sinker stone)

About this object

Oval in shape, with a hole that has been drilled through it. On the side of the numbers on the drilled hole, there is a large chunk of stone missing. The Māhē was used with a fishing net as a sinker stone.

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

Māhē

Subject and Association Keywords

Sinker Stone

Medium and Materials

Greywacke

Measurements

Height (at highest point): 80mm
Width: 130mm
Length: 180mm

Collection

Maori: Taonga Collection

Credit Line

Unknown

Object Type

Māhē

Object number

097-1998-078-0001

Copyright Licence  

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