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Object Number:
2013-18-8
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Federated States of Micronesia
Mortlock Islands
Lekinioch
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Shell (uncertain)
Fiber Cord
Description:
Augur shell adze blade, lashed to a crude wooden handle to show the collector how this kind of blade would have been hafted. Such adzes were used in canoe building. Made for the collector by Kokore, of Wonip Village, Tol.
Height:
4cm
Length:
31cm
Width:
12.5cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Stephen B. Richmond
Other Number:
283   -   Collector Number

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