Hoanga (Grinding Stone)

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Description
The appearance is of a broken adze as underside is curved to roughly rounded point. However, the top surface is very smooth and indented as if used for grinding. Underneath is a series of 'gouges' possibly used to sharpen points. Stone is darkish grey with black flecks and seems relatively porous possibly from sea bed.
Production place
New Zealand
Accession number
0043/94
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