Toki (Adze)

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Name/title
Toki (Adze)
Description
A large dark grey argillite stone toki which would have been used to fashion large pieces of timber for the building of waka or wharenui. This toki was found near the Otumoetai Railway Station, Tauranga, in 1972.
Production place
New Zealand
Measurements
450mm (length), 100mm (width), 80mm (depth)
Accession number
0088/83
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