Object: Mere pounamu (nephrite weapon)
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|Title||Mere pounamu (nephrite weapon)|
Unknown (carver), 1500-1820, New Zealand
|Medium summary||Arahura source, Westland|
|Classification||clubs, edged weapons, Mere pounamu|
x 95.3mm (Width)
x 21mm (Depth)
|Credit line||Oldman Collection. Gift of the New Zealand Government, 1992|
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- Mere or patu pounamu, highly prized weapons, fashioned from greenstone (nephrite). â€” Dominion Museum collection - New Zealand Electronic Text Collection
- Mere pounamu [realia]. - National Library of Australia
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