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Object: Matau (fish hook)

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Title Matau (fish hook)
Production Unknown (craftsman), 1750-1850, New Zealand
Materials pounamu
Classification pendants, pectorals
Technique flaking, abrasion
Dimensions Overall: 31mm (Length) x 21mm (Width) x 4mm (Depth)
Credit line Oldman Collection. Gift of the New Zealand Government, 1992
Registration number OL000097

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