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Light grey greenstone. Base surface rounded and dish shaped. Upper surface left in natural state - unpolished.
Accession No
A78.799

Name/Title
Type 2B adze. Profile concave. Polished all over except for hammerdressed butt. Chip from corner of cutting edge.
Accession No
A78.739

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Large polished adze. Several flake scars on one surface. Cutting edge flaked.
Accession No
A78.741

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Type 2B black argillite adze or chisel. Hammerdressed on end of butt. Small amount of hammerdressing along corners of side. Well polished.
Accession No
A78.844

Name/Title
Green argillite? chisel. Depth long and narrow. hammerdressing around butt. Polished.
Accession No
A78.846

Name/Title
Well-made polished argillite adze. Chip out of one corner of cutting edge. Some flake scars on other surfaces.
Accession No
A78.867

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Long and slender Type 2B adze. Well polished. Flake from centre of cutting edge.
Accession No
A78.881

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Typical "hog-back" adze in black argillite. Hammer dressed and flaked around tang area. Rest of adze polished. Several tiny chips from cutting edge.
Accession No
A78.888

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Well polished grey argillite adze. Raised ridge at the top of the cutting bevel on one side. Some remnant hammerdressing on end of butt.
Accession No
A78.883

Name/Title
Very green rock with patterned flow lines - well polished. Slightly angled cutting edge.
Accession No
A79.242

Name/Title
Adze made from greenish type 2B greywacke with black flecks. Large chip out of cutting edge. Polished with some hammer dressing on end of butt.
Accession No
A78.952

Name/Title
Adze haft with birds head (possibly a hawk) on toe. Grain of heel forms feathers - in particular the wings. Handle curves near foot but otherwise is straight. Knob on end of handle. Marked "Carr".
Accession No
A81.290

Name/Title
Grey and pale-green pounamu toki with medium translucency and feather fractures. Polished all over. Hammerdressing present on edges at butt.
Accession No
A86.996

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Long, slender nephrite purupuru. Cutting scar evident down one side. Polished all over. Cutting edge circular.
Accession No
A58.069

Name/Title
Mid-green and medium translucent purupuru pounamu. Ground and polished around cutting edge.
Accession No
A67.090

Name/Title
Very small flake of nephrite polished to small purupuru shape.
Accession No
A71.916

Name/Title
Grey/green type 2B greywacke adze. Hammerdressing still visible. Polished on all sides. Previously mounted with insulation tape. Quadrangular cross section. Flake scars on butt and bevel.
Accession No
A73.540

Name/Title
Butt section only. Hammerdressed butt. Previous mounted insulation tape. Quadrangular cross section.
Accession No
A73.541

Name/Title
Small type 2B argillite chisel. Polished. Cutting edge slightly angled. Black insulation tape on side.
Accession No
A73.548

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Grey basalt type 2B adze. Hammerdressed butt. Polished quadrangular with front wider than back. old white adhesive label adhered to adze. Magnetised
Accession No
A73.549

Name/Title
Grey speckled type 2B greywacke adze. Hammerdressed butt. Previously mounted with insulation tape. Chip out of front/side. Small chip out of bevel. Quadrangular cross section with front wider than rear.
Accession No
A73.551

Name/Title
Type 2B argillite adze with patina on front of butt. Bevel chipped with half of the blade missing. Quadrangular cross section with front wider than rear. Some hammerdressing on all faces. Polished.
Accession No
A73.546

Name/Title
Green coloured type 2B greywacke adze. Polished on two faces - front and back. Hammerdressed butt. Chipped out of bevel. Quadrangular cross section. Unpolished sides.
Accession No
A73.550

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Type 2B adze. Butt missing- bevel and working edge only. Curved cutting edge with visible use wear. Polished. Previously mounted with insulation tape.
Accession No
A73.542

Name/Title
Black type 2B argillite adze. Polished. Quadrangular cross section. Previously exhibition mounted with insulation tape. Use/wear evident on cutting edge.
Accession No
A73.547
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