Stone Māhē (sinker stone); Unknown; New Zealand; 068-1991-052-0001

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Name/Title

Stone Māhē (sinker stone)

About this object

Grey stone, possibly sandstone. Oval in shape, a deep grove has been shaped around the centre axis of the māhē. It would have been used a with fishing nets as a weight.

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

Māhē

Subject and Association Keywords

Sinker Stone

Subject and Association Description

Found on Moeraki Beach by Mr Dewe.

Medium and Materials

Sandstone

Measurements

Width: 60mm
Length: 100mm

Collection

Maori: Taonga Collection

Credit Line

Donated by Mrs D Dewe

Object Type

Māhē

Object number

068-1991-052-0001

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