Patu onewa; 1965.1.2


Patu onewa

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A small slender stone patu onewa with two grooves on the butt, hole drilled through for suspending a thong. 340 x 65 x 15mm (HWD). A particularly fine specimen believed to be the onewa of a Chieftainess. Pre-European this is a left handed patu onewa. This was found near Ruapekapeka in 1880. A gift from the William Fraser Collection. Copyright
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