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pōhaku kui poi

human history
  • Other Name

    Stone food pounder (English)

  • Description

    Pōhaku ku‘i poi. Stone food pounder. This ku‘i (pounder) is worked from basalt pōhaku (stone) of a grey colour and dense grain. It is round in cross-section with a knob grip at its top end, flaring into the base which is wide in diameter and has a concave pounding surface. The surfaces are smooth and somewhat polished.

  • Place
  • Accession Date
  • Other Id

    11368 (ethnology)

  • Department
pounder, 11368, Photographed by Denise Baynham, digital, 29… … Read more

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