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  • Other Name

    Pounder (English)

  • Description

    Penu. Stone pounder. This penu (pounder) has been worked and smoothed from ofa'i (stone). It has a cone shaped shaft that widens out at the base to a pronounced rounded rim. The pounding surface is slightly convex. At the grip end the penu is topped with raised grooves. The penu is grey in colour.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
    21 Aug 1936
  • Other Id

    22689 (ethnology)

  • Department
Penu, 1936.236, 22689, Photographed by Andrew Hales,… … Read more

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