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Toki

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  • Other titles
    Adze (English)
  • Description
    Toki. Adze. doneTool used for multiple purposes including carving wooden objects. Carved from basalt toka (stone). Dark grey/brown in colour. Quadrangular in secton (trapezoid). Long and thin in shape. Cutting edge is polished but chipped. Bevel is highly polished continues up the blade towards the poll end. Front of blade is highly polished, longer in comparison to the shorter butt. Blade ends in prominent shoulder, reduced to butt. Butt shows evidence of pecking. Polished overall surface treatment.
  • Place
  • Other Number
    11719
  • Accession date
    1870
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
Toki, 11719, 11719E, Photographed by Andrew Hales, digital, 15 Aug 2016, Cultural Permissions Apply
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