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kuru pounamu

human history
  • Common Name
    body adornments / ornaments
    Greenstone pendant
  • Other Name

    greenstone pendant (descriptive name)

  • Description

    Kuru, greenstone pendant, medium to dark green pounamu. Both ends are rounded, with a cratered suspension hole in the proximal end. The surface is worn and has a vertical groove near one edge.

  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
    17 Jun 1996
  • Other Id

    55138 (ethnology)

    2861 (Taonga Database)

  • Department
Kuru, 55138

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  • Last Update
    31 Mar 2023

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