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Adze, Hafted, D24.777

Physical Description

Pounamu/ kawakawa variety. Light green and polished on front, partially polished on back. Perforated at proximal end. Second attempt at perforation on upper edge broken out. Quadrangular in outline. Front slightly convex. Flaw in lower right corner. Highly transucent with schistose feather fractures

Research Notes

Possibly a ripi rather than adze. Needs further research. —Mr Mat Ellison

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 53 x 31 x 3mm

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