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Fao'a

human history
  • Other Name

    Adze Rough Out (English)

  • Description

    Fao'a. Adze rough-out. Ofa'i (stone) is worked to form the basic shape of this Fao'a (adze) including blade, bevel and cutting edge. The surface is flaked, while the bevel side is more polished. The Fao'a rough-out is grey in colour.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
    1934.107
  • Accession Date
    21 Mar 1934
  • Other Id

    20037.3 (ethnology)

  • Department
adze, 1934.107, 20037.3, Photographed by Andrew Hales,… … Read more

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