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fish hook

human history
  • Description

    three piece fishhook made from whalebone, pearl shell and turtle shell. short piece of cord snood attached. illustrated in "Polynesian Artifacts" pl 56, third from left.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
    04 Jul 1950
  • Other Id

    31555 (ethnology)

    528a (Oldman Collection)

  • Department
fish hook, 1950.128, 31555, 528a, Cultural Permissions… … Read more

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