Knife

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Registration number
5659
Item name
Knife 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
Maori 
Place
Pacific > New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty
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Collector
Mr Stanley R. Mitchell,  
Acquisition date
August 31, 1947 
Acquisition method
Donated by Dr L. Adam 
Raw material
Obsidian
Dimensions
H: W: 20 mm L: 60 mm D: Circum:

Description

Identified in the 1982 Australian Museum survey of polynesian/micronesian artefacts as length 6cm; 2cm wide at triagonal pointed butt end. Left and right edges sharp, unretouched. Use worn.

Research notes

Collected by S R Mitchell, donated by L Adam.

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