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Fishhook matau

Fishhook matau

Place: New Zealand
Category: Fishing & hunting

snailshell, cord, l. 2 cm, New Zealand, Inv. Oz 330

Humphrey No. 273: ‘a small Fish-hook’, made of a muricated Trochus Shell, from New Zealand.’

Simple fish-hook made of snail shell (trochus?), with thin twisted cord. Markus Schindlbeck