Piece of brown/black rock – oval in shape. ; Unknown; New Zealand; 052-1920-913...


Waimate Museum & Archives


Piece of brown/black rock – oval in shape.

About this object

Naturally worn, probably a concretion of which the softer middle area has been worn away. Possibly volcanic in origin. The rock is very smooth with one side rounded. The other side is hollowed out to form a small bowl shape with sides. Also one side of the bowl shape has a flat end.

Date Made


Place Made

New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

Volcanic Rock

Medium and Materials



Height: 35mm
Width (at widest point): 55mm
Length: 70mm


Maori: Taonga Collection

Credit Line

Mrs E Sutherland, Lister House, Waimate.

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