Kaka Poria

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Name/title
Kaka Poria
Description
Oval shaped kᾱkᾱ pöria with a hole in middle and a small threading hole on one end. Kᾱkᾱ pöria are small leg rings fashioned from pounamu to confine the movements of Käkä parrots, during the fouling season. Wild käkä, being curious and sociable, were attracted in great numbers by the tame birds' cries.
Production place
New Zealand
Measurements
60mm (length), 55mm (wdith)
Accession number
1659/84
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