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lure, octopus

human history
  • Other Name

    Maka feke (Tongan)

  • Description

    Lure; octopus; maka feke; conical shaped stone covered with two pieces of Cypraea tigris shell bound on to stone with sennit fibre; underneath cane is long length of stick (which represents tail) this has fibre tassel at end; complete

    This material was collected 1943-1945 while the donor was commanding N.Z. Forces in Tonga.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
    1982.194
  • Accession Date
    31 May 1982
  • Other Id

    50132 (ethnology)

  • Department

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