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Ke'a tuki

human history
  • Other Name

    Pounder (English)

  • Description

    Ke'a tuki. Stone pounder. This ke'a tuki (pounder) has been worked and smoothed from po'atu (stone). It has a circular base, rounded and slightly chipped at the edges with a convex pounding surface. The shaft of the ke'a tuki is long and cylidrical in shape, flaring out towards the base. The ke'a tuki is topped with a knob as a grip and has a pronounced groove cut into it. A light chalk marked 'X' is drawn across the pounding surface. The ke'a tuki is grey in colour.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
    1937.113
  • Accession Date
    04 Apr 1937
  • Other Id

    23223.2 (ethnology)

  • Department
pounder; 1937.113; 23223.2; Photographed by Andrew Hales;… … Read more

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