prmlogo2Cook-Voyage Collections
at the Pitt Rivers Museum


PRM0001324485179Pestle, penu, of lava, from the Society Islands (probably Tahiti); part of the Forster collection (Forster 28; 1886.1.1164)

Pestle of lava stone. It flares out at the bottom to a convex base. The handle has two projecting, upright sides and a small nodule in the middle


  PRM0001309405179Pestle (with scale)
PRM0001309415179Pestle, side view (with scale)
PRM0001309425179Detail of base
PRM0001297095179Ashmolean label
PRM0001297085179Forster and Ashmolean labels