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Fishhook makau

Fishhook makau

Place: Hawaii
Category: Fishing & hunting

bone, cord, Hawaii, l. 4.6 cm, w. (max.) 2 cm, Inv. Oz 227

Humphrey No. 252: ‘another [fishhook] still different, from Sandwich Islands.’

The fish-hook is made of bone with a straight shank. A barb is located on the outer side, directly below the point. A brown fishing line is attached to the hook. Inken Köhler