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Fao'a

human history
  • Other Name

    Adze (English)

  • Description

    Fao'a. Adze rough-out. Grey ofa'i (stone) flaked into the rough shape of an adze including poll, blade, bevel and a flat defined cutting edge. The Fao'a rough-out is narrow in shape and triangular in section. Dark grey in colour.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
    1931.533
  • Accession Date
    19 Oct 1931
  • Other Id

    16801 (ethnology)

    3913 (Bishop Museum)

  • Department
adze, 1931.533, 16801, 3913, Photographed by Andrew Hales,… … Read more

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