Auckland Museum - Collections Online

Predicate Object 1936 1936-01-01T00:00:00.000Z 1936-12-31T00:00:00.000Z 1936.295 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1936.295, 23006; 134 Kiribati 2002-05-29T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-03-03T23:13:26.185Z Kiribati Pacific Collection Access Project 35 Tools and Implements/- PACIFIC SUBJECTS - Te katati. A cutting tool fashioned from a portion of te raun shell. An 'L' shape is cut out in close proximity to the edge; each end is cut out to meet the rounded edge forming the body of cutting tool. The rounded edge is filed and sharpened to function as blade. The rest of the edges remains unsharpened allowing tool to be held. The exterior is of a dark grey colour showing soft lines of growth. The interior is smooth with a long, discoloured rupture stemmed from the bottom edge. Te katati (knife) was used for cutting te karewe (palm wine or toddy), a national Kiribati drink gathered from the coconut tree twice daily. Te Katati
  • Set the Accept header to application/ld+json to get JSON-LD for this subject
  • Set the Accept header to application/json to get simple JSON representation for this subject