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Object: Toki poutangata (ceremonial adze)

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Title Toki poutangata (ceremonial adze)
Production Unknown (maker/artist), 1500-1820, New Zealand
Materials pounamu, wood, paua shell, muka
Classification adzes, ceremonial objects, toki, Toki poutangata
Technique carving
Dimensions Overall: 457mm (Length) x 249mm (Width) x 80mm (Depth)
Credit line Oldman Collection. Gift of the New Zealand Government, 1992
Registration number OL000114

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