Hand Club


From: New Zealand

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Patu
Object Number 91-24-7
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maori
Provenience New Zealand
Section Oceanian
Materials Stone

Hand club (patu). Dark grey, polished: basalt? Tear-shaped, with hole for suspension cord at narrow end. Groove around end above hole, which is drilled conically from both sides.

Length 32.2 cm
Width 9 cm
Thickness 3.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Charles C. G. Chaplin, 1991

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