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Paddle made of one piece of brown wood with an oval-shaped blade that is pointed at one end.

Paddle fohe

wood, Tonga, l. 144.5 cm, w. 32 cm, Inv. Oz 355

Panpipe consisting of nine bamboo segments arranged in one plane next to each other. The bamboo segments are bound together with plant fibre strips.

Panpipe

bamboo, plant fibre, Vanuatu, l. 3.9–12.7 cm, d. 0.5–1 cm, Inv. Oz 156

Panpipes made of bamboo and consists of ten single pipes varied in length bound together with two wrappings of coconut fibre.

Panpipes mimiha

bamboo, plant fibre, Tonga, l. 15–22.5 cm, w. 8.5 cm, Inv. Oz 158

Panpipes made of bamboo and consists of nine single pipes varied in length bound together with three wrappings of coconut fibre.

Panpipes mimiha

bamboo, plant fibre, Tonga, l. 16–27 cm, w. 9.8 cm, Inv. Oz 157

greenstone, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 5 cm, Inv. Oz 294

Pendant as earring kuru

greenstone, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 5 cm, Inv. Oz 294

Earrings made of dark-coloured greenstone, drilled through and threaded with a loop made of plant material.

Pendant as earring kuru

greenstone, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 8 cm, Inv. Oz 295

 round flat pendant made of a large volute shell perforated at the upper edge.

Pendant shell Ki’i teunga kahoa

Tonga, d. 6 cm, Inv. Oz 183

Pendant consisting of a number of elements such as bone, fish teeth and pieces of tortoiseshell tied on a string. The lowest element is a white, perforated shell disc.

Pendant tuinga

shell, tortoiseshell, bone, teeth, cord, Tonga, l. 12 cm, Inv. Oz 190

Pendants made of shell, bone, or tooth material threaded with thick twisted cord.

Pendants as breast ornaments ei

shell, bone or tooth, plant fibre, Marquesas Islands, l. 8.4–9.5 cm, w. 2–2.5 cm, Inv. Oz 167, 168, 169

An ear-ornament formed of five human teeth strung on a plaited cord.

Pendants as earrings kuru

human teeth, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 3 cm; l. 3.5 cm, Inv. Oz 296, 297

Poncho-like garment made from plantain leaf fibres woven together like matting with a fringed edge.

'Poncho-like' garment tiputa

purau fibre, Tahiti and the Society Islands, l. 94, w. 50 cm, Inv. Oz 421

Poncho-like garment made from several layers of thick barkcloth.

'Poncho-like' garment tiputa

Tahiti and the Society Islands, l. 120, w. 168 cm, Inv. Oz 621

Poncho-like garment made from thick white bark cloth, with a red border around it.

'Poncho-like' garment tiputa

Tahiti and the Society Islands, l. 136, w. 339 cm, Inv. Oz 625

Pounder made from a single piece of black basalt with polished finish. A string binding at the neck is plaited from plant fibres. The object has a pounding surface, neck and a head part.

Pounder penu

basalt, Tahiti and the Society Islands, h. 17.5 cm, d. 11.5 cm (base), Hanover 1854, No. 39

Pounder made from a single piece of black basalt with polished finish. The object consists of a pounding surface, neck and a head part.

Pounder penu

basalt, Tahiti and the Society Islands, h. 17.7 cm, 12.5 cm (base), Inv. Oz 366

Pounder made out of a piece of heavy wood, and polished. The shaft is broader lower down and ends in a large wooden knob.

Pounder tuki

Wood, Tonga, l. 30 cm, d. 4 cm and 10.6 cm, Inv. Oz 81

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