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Pōhaku lūhe'e

human history
  • Other Name

    Octopus lure sinker (English)

  • Description

    Pōhaku Lūhe'e. Octopus lure sinker. Otherwise referred to as a coffee bean sinker in reference to its curved surface, grooved centre and flat base. It is a light grey in tone. Its weight and flat base are convenient in the use of compiling a makau he'e leho (Octopus lure). It's smooth stone shows it is pōhaku kāne (male stone).

  • Place
  • Accession Date
  • Other Id

    4305 (ethnology)

  • Department
Pōhaku lūhe'e, 4305, Photographed by Denise Baynham,… … Read more

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