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at the Pitt Rivers Museum


PRM000011412Comb, heru of whalebone, from New Zealand; part of the Forster collection (Forster 171; 1886.1.1162)

Comb of whalebone with, originally, 20 teeth (18 survive). The top of the comb is rounded, and there is an oval shape, probably a simplified manaia figure, carved on one side.


  PRMCON001292Comb, side 1 (with scale)
PRMCON001660Comb, side 2 (with scale)
PRM0001297065179Ashmolean label
PRM0001297075179Ashmolean label