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PRM000125873Hand-weapon, wahaika, of wood, from New Zealand; part of the Forster collection (Forster 113; 1886.1.1151)

Wooden hand-weapon, wahaika, with a rounded, curved end. A human figure is carved into the inside curve of the handle. One side of the handle is decorated with two carved 'tear drop' shapes. There is a square perforation near the end of the handle


  PRMCON000046Hand-weapon, side 1
PRMCON001655Hand-weapon, side 2
PRMCON001287Detail of carving, side 1
PRMCON001657Detail of carving, side 2
PRMCON001656Detail of blade
PRMCON001286Detail of blade
PRM0001296985179Ashmolean label
PRM0001296995179Ashmolean label