University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameMere
Object Number: 67-38-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: New Zealand
Date Made: 19th century?
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Length: 35.8cm
Width: 9.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Leonard M. Bisk, 1967


Greenstone (nephrite) paddle-shaped club; four grooves on handle end; drilled for lanyard. Fine mere with four grooves on butt, shoulders at junction of blade and handle. Perforated. Named Kinohaka ("evil dance"), estimated date between 1450-1800 (on whose authority not known).


[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 242View Objects cited in this Publication

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