Greywacke Māhē (sinker stone); Unknown; New Zealand; 093-1980-436-0001

Name/Title

Greywacke Māhē (sinker stone)

About this object

Half circle shape, with a flat bottom. Has a hole drilled all the way through, but has not been completed as the hole is very small and it would be difficult to get a rope through it. The Māhē would have been used with fishing net as a sinker stone.

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

Māhē

Subject and Association Keywords

Sinker Stone

Medium and Materials

Greywacke

Measurements

Height (at highest point): 90mm
Width (at widest point): 70mm
Length (at longest point): 170mm

Collection

Maori: Taonga Collection

Credit Line

Donated by Mr M F Wallace

Object Type

Māhē

Object number

093-1980-436-0001

Copyright Licence  

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