University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePatu
Object Number:91-24-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maori
Provenience: New Zealand
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Greenstone
Length: 25.9 cm
Width: 25 cm
Thickness: 1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Charles C. G. Chaplin, 1991

Description

Greenstone hand club (patu). Flat, tear-shaped, with hole for suspension cord at narrow end. Hole conical, from both sides.Three lateral grooves above, through and below drilled hole, on both sides.


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