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Fishhook matau

Fishhook matau

Place: New Zealand
Category: Fishing & hunting

wood, fishbone, cord, New Zealand, l. 3 cm, Inv. Oz 334

Humphrey No. 247: ‘a Fish-hook made of black-wood, pointed with fish-bone, from New Zealand.’

Composite fish-hook with shank made of black wood, point made from fish bone, with short, twisted cord, and lashing made of plant material. Markus Schindlbeck