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Toki

Object / Artefact › Pacific/Ethnology
  • Other titles
    Adze (English)
  • Description
    Toki. Adze. Multipurpose tool used for carving wood and other materials. Carved from toka (stone). Dark in colour. Trapezoidal cross-section. Dull cutting edge. Bevel surface concave towards cutting edge. Front of blade is slightly rounded. Prominent shoulder reduced to butt. Rounded butt. Flaked poll. Large shallow chip at poll end. Surface of the adze is lightly polished with areas of pecking still visible.
  • Place
  • Other Number
    11720
  • Accession date
    1870
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
Toki, 11720, Photographed by Andrew Hales, digital, 15 Aug 2016, Cultural Permissions Apply
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