Māhē, Sinker; 2010/3.034

Name/Title

Māhē, Sinker

About this object

An egg shaped (Andesite) stone, has a groove around its long axis for the attachment of a flax line so that it could be used on a fishing line or net. The groove was formed using another stone to chip around the māhē (sinker).

Medium and Materials

Stone

Measurements

55H x 90W x 58D mm

Collection

Paul Thompson

Object Type

Fishing Equipment

Object number

2010/3.034

Copyright Licence  

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fishing
mahe
nets

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