Tiheru (canoe bailer); 1200-1500; New Zealand; E158.218

Name/Title

Tiheru (canoe bailer)

About this object

Totara wood tiheru (water scoop for bailing out a canoe). Discovered in Moncks Cave, Redcliffs, Christchurch

Date Made

1200-1500

Place Made

New Zealand

Subject and Association Description

Recovered in archaeolgical investigation by Canterbury Museum in 1889 at Monck's Cave which had been sealed in pre-European times and uncovered during roading operations

Medium and Materials

Totara Wood

Credit Line

Tiheru (canoe bailer), Canterbury Museum, E158.218, New Zealand

Object Type

Taonga Maori

Object number

E158.218

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