Sinker; pre-1800; Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins; CT4714

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Owaka Museum and Catlins Information Centre Wahi Kahuika - the Meeting Place – a rest on your journey.

Name/Title

Sinker

About this object

A sinker from an archaeological site. Made from medium grey sandstone, from an unknown source. The finished tool has a shallow groove hammered around the major axis.

Date Made

pre-1800

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins

Subject and Association Keywords

anthropology, technology. material culture

Subject and Association Keywords

archaeology, pre-Maori

Medium and Materials

inorganic, stone, sandstone

Technique

hammered

Measurements

h 94mm x l 118mm x w 113mm
Small

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

tool

Object number

CT4714

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