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Fishhook

Object Number:29-58-153
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Pacific Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Turtle Shell
Plant Fiber
Length: 5.5 cm
Width: 5.1 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:CG920220-8425 - Found in Collection Number

Description

"Tortoise Shell hook. Native fibre cord." One-piece fishhook of turtle shell, barb on outer side. Fiber lashing around notches at tip, snood wrapped, coiled and tied.

Bibliography:

[Book] Beasley, Harry G. 1928. Pacific Island Records: Fish Hooks.. Seeley Service, London. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. LXXXII, No. 3862View Objects related to this Type Citation

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