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Aū’a

human history
  • Other Name

    Container (English)

    Bowl (English)

  • Description

    Aū’a. Bowl. Carved from a single piece of ra'au (wood), circular in shape, and sits upon a circular base. The outer and inner surfaces are shiny, with the outer surface entirely decorated with incisions that consist of oval, circular, triangular, chevron and spiral shaped motifs. Brown in colour.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
    1984.158
  • Accession Date
    11 Apr 1984
  • Other Id

    50908 (ethnology)

  • Department
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