Weapon, shark tooth
Bone, tooth, plant (olona)
35.4 x 5 x 1.4 cm
This weighs 226.8 grams and its center of balance is 16.25 cm from the base end. The blade itself is made of whale bone. Sharks teeth are attached along the cutting edge with olona (Touchardia latifolia) cordage. Six teeth are broken. Alternative names for this type of weapon are: iwi kohola niho mano pahi, niho oki.
This object is associated with Andrews
Collection Name: Seth Andrews Collection