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Fishhook matau

Fishhook matau

Place: New Zealand
Category: Fishing & hunting

bone, flax, New Zealand. l. 3 cm, Inv. Oz 327

Humphrey No. 249 (?): ‘Small double barbed fish-hook of a singular shape, made of bone and carved from ditto [New Zealand].’

Simple bone fish-hook, with serrated outer edge and twisted cord. Markus Schindlbeck