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Food Pounder

Native NamePenu
Object Number:2003-32-316
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Cook Islands
Mangaia (uncertain)
Height: 20 cm
Width: 10 cm
Outside Diameter:9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1993.X.1473 - Other Number
CIVIC1993.X.1473 - Other Number


Pounder of heavy pinkish stone (calcite?). Transverse bar with ridges. Chip out of side of base. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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