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Pendant, D25.150

Physical Description

Nephrite/pounamu - headless human form. Top rather pointed, broken at perforation, drilled from both sides. Lower sides straight, distal edge curved ie concave thus forming 2 legs. Upper side edges shaped up to top point, ? shoulders. High chatoyancy.

Research Notes

Feather Fractures —Russell Beck
Crack splits
Medium transparency
Suspension hole broken out
Finished. Percussion method.


Collected By Archaeological Branch of Otago Institute


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 45 x 28mm

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