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Predicate Object 08 Jun 1950 1950-06-08T00:00:00.000Z 1950-06-08T00:00:00.000Z 1950.113 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1950.113, 31970.1. Cook Islands 2001-12-07T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-03-04T07:23:41.478Z Cook Islands Akairo a te Taunga Pacific Collection Access Project 45 Islands Basalt, porphyritic (?olivine). No colour indicators as the object appears to be coated with something. Toki. Adze. Multipurpose tool used for carving wood and other materials. Dark in colour. Trapezoidal in cross-section. Dull cutting edge. Very shallow bevel. Sides are polished but with large chips at one side. Front of the blade is flat with slightly rounded sides. Raised shoulder. From shoulder reduced to butt and poll. Butt and poll left pecked. Overall surface treatment is mostly polished with areas left pecked. Toki
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