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Name/Title
Beautifully made heavy type 2A argillite adze. Heavily hammer dressed all over with flake scars also evident at intervals. Very small patch of polishing seen on one side.
Accession No
A93.134

Name/Title
Type 2A (Duff) toki made from a dark grey argillite stone with a light grey coloured inclusions; remnant flake scars around butt area with hammerdressing along edges to form a tang; smooth and polished on all other surfaces; slightly rounded on one corner of cutting edge; no signs of use-wear - cutting edge has possibly been re-worked.
Accession No
A96.244

Name/Title
Large wooden adze handle. Foot well-formed and large. Steeply angled handle, the end of which has broken off.
Accession No
TM.1998.005

Name/Title
Small dark coloured Toki made from pounamu; small piece missing from proximal end; blunt cutting edge, due to being water worn; pink barnacle's incrusted mainly on one side.
Accession No
TM.2001.237

A large mid-green pounamu toki which is in the process of being converted into a hei tiki.The pounamu is stippled where feather fractures are present. There is the presence of chromite grains, chromite aggregates, pyrite and purplish-brown chlorite. A curved groove to denote the legs of the hei tiki is present on one side of the adze just above the cutting edge.
Accession No
PA2005.038

Name/Title
Portion of toki. Heavily flaked with remnant hammer dressing.
Accession No
PA2005.104

Name/Title
Small green Purangi Argillite toki. Polished all over with remnant light flaking scars also.Three small chips from cutting edge with one flake scar also evident on butt end. Red oxide can also be seen on one surface 12mm up from blade edge.l
Accession No
PA2005.107

Name/Title
Small green preform Purangi Argillite toki / whao. One surface still raw with verso heavily flaked. Corners ground/chipped back leaving a round protruding cutting edge.
Accession No
PA2005.105

Name/Title
Grey Green small type 2B toki / whao made of Purangi Argillite. Highly polished all over with distinctive black veins running throughout. Cutting edge is all the way across with two heavy flakes, one from the corner and other on verso side halfway across. Also has heavy flake from top face 12mm down from butt end.
Accession No
PA2005.102

Name/Title
Polished type 2B adze with fracture running from corner of bevel edge diagonally up through it's mid section. Cutting edge is worn with distinctive chip from it's corner where fracture begins. Heavily flaked on butt / poll end also.
Accession No
PA2005.117

Name/Title
Green Purangi Argillite Toki. Polished Type 2B with remnant small flake scars all over. Corners have been ground back to form a protruding rounded cutting edge.
Accession No
PA2005.110

Name/Title
Small green Purangi argillite toki/ whao. Well made and polished with small light flakes about butt section and sides. Faint red oxide still evident on one surface.
Accession No
PA2005.113

Name/Title
Small green type 2B Purangi Argillite toki. Semi polished with distinctive wavy grain. Flaking scars also evident especially on sides.
Accession No
PA2005.112

Name/Title
Small grey polished argillite toki / whao. Poll section edges have been knapped for binding. Small chip is evident from the corner of cutting edge.
Accession No
PA2005.106

Name/Title
Type 2B adze. Partly polished in areas with remnant hammerdressing. Flake scars around edges and cutting edge, horizontal fracture also runs right through stone approx 38mm up from cutting edge
Accession No
PA2005.118

Name/Title
Type 2B toki. Cutting edge blunt with a chip 7.5mm long taken from middle of edge. Partly polished with light hammer dressing evident all over. Stone has distinctive vein of oxide running vertically from butt end down to the top of the bevel.
Accession No
PA2005.119

Name/Title
Type 2B adze. Semi polished all over with remnant hammerdressing particularly along adze edges and poll end.
Accession No
PA2005.123

Name/Title
Type 2B adze. Polished all over with hammerdressing and flake scars over poll end. Three chips also missing from cutting edge. Distinctive vein of red oxide runs vertically down on one surface with flecks of white rock also.
Accession No
PA2005.124

Name/Title
Thick type 2B argillite adze. Heavy flake from blade edge with hammer dressing around scar also. Two distinctive flakes also evident on butt / poll end. Blade edge also very worn.
Accession No
PA2005.139

Name/Title
Narrow, long shaped toki with worn blade. Polished with light hammerdressing along side edges.
Accession No
PA2005.145

Name/Title
Type 2B toki with fragments broken from both poll and blade ends. Semi polished with scratches and surface grind marks.
Accession No
PA2005.126

Name/Title
Type 2B toki with hammer dressing all over. Blade has a slightly hollow grind with one flake scar evident.
Accession No
PA2005.127

Name/Title
Small type 2B green Purangi Argillite toki with fragment of blade broken away. Lightly polished with remnant flaking scars.
Accession No
PA2005.138

Name/Title
Type 2B toki. Partly polished with light hammerdressing on poll end. Bevel has been heavily flaked maybe from the process of being re-worked.
Accession No
PA2005.141

Name/Title
Small type 2B toki. Well made and polished with light grind marks visible on cutting edge. Light hammerdressing also evident on poll end side edges.
Accession No
PA2005.150
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