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Maori artifacts from Horowhenua district, 4 November 1932

Reference Number: PA1-f-009-288

Maori artifacts from the Horowhenua district, in the possession of Mr & Mrs R J Law, of Shannon. All except numbers 2,3,4 & 5 are from the vicinity of Waikiekie and Roha-a-te-kawau island-pa.No 1: Model canoe; length 3 ft 4.5 inches; note holes along gunwale for lashing on topsides (rauawa).No 2: Kaheru with 3 pairs of holes for repairing break; lenth 15 inches; from MangaroaNos 3 & 4: Kaheru (scoops - broken) from MangaroaNo 5: CombNo 6: Wooden implement of unknown use; length 19.375 inchesNos 7 & 8: Pumice bowls - cinder carriers; diamters 3.875 & 2.5 inches x 3 inches; groove across under-surface for carrying-cordNo 9: Wooden bowl for same use - a tawa knot or nodule; diameter 2.125 x 2.375 inches; depth of hollow, 1 inch. No 10: Pumice float for fishing net - circular disc with hole; diameter 2.75 inchesNo 11: Wooden wedge, obviously cut to taper with stone adze; length 4.75 inchesNo 12: Stone wedge or adze (?); length 5.563 inchesNo 13: Wooden teka (footrest for ko); size 4.25 x 6 inchesNo 14: Unique object of unknown use; length 14.75 inchesNo 15: Wooden pin; flattened cross-section; length 11.875 inchesNo 16: Barbed spear-point with 5 alternate barbs; length of fragment 13 inches(Source of information: original album caption). Photograph taken 4 November 1932 by G L Adkin.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Silver gelatin photoprints, related to Horowhenua District and Taonga Maori.

Part of:
Adkin album 27, Reference Number PA1-f-009 (17 digitised items)
Adkin, George Leslie :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua, Reference Number PAColl-0844 (165 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 67 x 153 mm mounted on album page. Single photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Collection of Horowhenua artifacts in possession of Mr & Mrs R J Law, of Shannon: all except nos 2,3,4 & 5 from alongside or near Waikiekie & Roha-a-te-kawau island-pa. Lake Horowhenua.... 4.11.32

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