University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 97-120-211
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Fiji Islands
Plant Fiber
Length: 24cm
Width: 7.5cm
Thickness: 5cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other NumberL-120-211 - Old Museum Number10584 - ANSP Number


Two cowrie shells, one light in color the other dark, lashed to stick with plant fiber cord. "A plummet was attached to the line which descends underneath and the bait spitted upon the stick protruding from the shells."

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