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Predicate Object 1955 1955-01-01T00:00:00.000Z 1955-12-31T00:00:00.000Z 1955.168 Ngāti Whātua/Ngā Iwi o Kurahaupō/Iwi Hapu List/1. Aotearoa New Zealand terms 1998-01-05T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-20T06:55:03.532Z Maori Court East 65,_New_Zealand From Taonga Database Info to Find Out: 2) 1925. Notes and queries, in Journal of the Polynesian Society, vol 34, p 385. Ethno no Little is known of the iwi origins of this hei rakai but it was found during an archaeological dig in the 1950s at the Manukau South Head. It was later gifted to the Auckland Museum in 1977. From Taonga Database: Notes for things to be checked out. Not to be seen. Found 1950s by Mrs Brambley just west of the rocky headland of Te Pirau Point at the start of the dune face, i.e. the extreme eastern end of the site Nigel Prickett, 1999. "Nga Tohu Tawhito, Early Maori Ornaments". David Bateman in association with Auckland Museum. See: Nigel Prickett, 1985 . "The twin-lobed pendant, an archaic artefact from the Nelson district". Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum Vol.22, pp.17-29 Predominantly Open pendant, twin-lobed. Deep green/black with pale green inclusions. Twin lobed pendant, rounded and ground with the central part cut away and polished. (Originally accessioned as deposited 34320 in 1955, withdrawn by W.J. Brambley 1963.) Hei rakai
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