sinker stone; Pre 1800; Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Papatow...

Name/Title

sinker stone

About this object

Stone sinker grooved around vertical and horizontal axis. Water worn cobble. Inorganic stone. Greywacke. Found on south side of Papatowai Estuary 50 metres from Picnic Point track entrance, near old Moa hunter oven exposed by erosion in extreme high tides.

Date Made

Pre 1800

Period

Moa-hunter period

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Papatowai

Subject and Association Keywords

archaeology, pre-Maori

Medium and Materials

Inorganic stone. Greywacke.

Technique

hammered

Measurements

H 110mm x W 88 mm x D 54 mm

Credit Line

Owaka Museum

Object Type

Archaeology- ancient

Object number

0000.0511

Rights

All rights reserved

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