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aho, miro

Object / Artefact › Maori/Ethnology
  • Description
    aho, miro. cordage, fishing line. Fagments of cord associated with stone sinker 18068.1. The cord was damaged but still attached to the sinker when found (as illustrated in the Fairfield article in the Journal of the Polynesian Society vol 42, 1933). It was described as multiple cords being wrapped around the sinker over the pecked groove in the stone, then the ends gathered together and secured in a tuft. Part of the Karekare Fishing Kit.
  • Place
  • Other Number
    1949.149, 339/32, 18072
  • Accession number
    1949.149
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
bundle, line 18072
bundle, line 18072

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