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Large, mid-green, mottled toki with a medium translucency. The pounamu texture is that of a spheroidal structure. Cutting edge blunt but intact and shows evidence of dressing. Saw scarf on one side.
Accession No
A65.182

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Green argillite adze. Quadrangular cross-section minus bevel. Patina still visible on back. Roughly finished. Hammerdressing and flake scars.
Accession No
A66.907

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Small quadrangular greywacke adze. Reworked from bevel end of broken adze (2B?). Haft area left with a finely hammerdressed surface. Cutting edge and bevel polished.
Accession No
A67.067

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Typical type 2B adze made from speckled grey argillite. Blade in good condition and well ground and polished. Some flake scars around butt area.
Accession No
A67.156

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Small type 2B rough grained greywacke adze with cutting edge missing. Ground surface all over.
Accession No
A67.088

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Chipwacke type 2B adze. Ground over all surfaces. Cutting edge broken.
Accession No
A67.089

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Small well-ground adze made from green argillite. Cutting edge curves in slightly in middle.
Accession No
A67.087

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Argillite stone adze. Ground and polished except around butt - which is hammerdressed. Blade has small chip missing. A fine example of a type used for inside curves
Accession No
A67.261

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Fine carved adze handle. Light construction handle with slight curve to it. Slightly cracked around knob. Carving consists of face just above the lashing notch. Detail of carving is as follows:- Eyes are represented by a single spiral, the nose is a slightly raised projection and the mouth has an upward protruding tongue. Teeth can be seen either side of tongue. Ceremonial handle.
Accession No
A67.136

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Greywacke type 2B adze.Hammerdressing on all sides. Medium lustre polish. Quadrangular cross section. Insulation tape mark from mounting. Front wider than back.
Accession No
A73.534

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Green/grey type 2B argillite adze. Chipped butt and bevel. Polished. Quadrangular cross section.
Accession No
A73.535

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Green type 2B chipwacke adze. Hammerdressing on butt and side. Polished. Quadrangular cross section. sticky residue on surface from previous mounting with insulation tape. Curved cutting edge.
Accession No
A73.536

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Green type 2B greywacke adze. Chipped butt end and bevel. Polished. Cutting edge flake scarred. Quadrangular cross section. Previously mounted with insulation tape.
Accession No
A73.537

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Grey/green type 2B greywacke adze. Hammerdressing still visible along corners. Bruising on front edge. Polished sides. Quadrangular cross section. Previously mounted with insulation tape.
Accession No
A73.538

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An adze halve in good condition with steel blade attached by copper wire. The handle has been worked to a circular shape and the end of the halve comes to a rounded point. The steel blade is 14cm long and 9cm at its widest point on the working edge.
Accession No
A73.710

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Type 2B(DUFF) Toki made from green purangi argillite stone. Remnant flake scars on all surfaces. Has been roughly polished. Use-wear along cutting edge in the form of small chips. Small amounts of cortex on proximal end.
Accession No
A73.984

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Type 2B adze. Even polish. Some flake scars still visible. Patina on butt. Taranaki indurated mudstone - distinctive white mottled inclusions. Polished all over. Hammerdressing on end of butt.
Accession No
A74.406

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Small Type 2B nephrite? adze or chisel. Cutting edge badly chipped. Flat sides. Polished.
Accession No
A74.407

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Type 2B shaped adze. Possibly made from small water - worn cobble of Purangi argillite. Hammerdressed sides and butt. Large chip missing from corner of cutting edge. Polished.
Accession No
A74.405

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Type 2B (DUFF) Toki made from a grey/mottled argillite stone; polished all over.
Accession No
A73.979

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Type 2B(DUFF) Toki made from stone.Polished with some hammer-dressing on one side. Chips around proximal area.
Accession No
A73.980

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Unusually long quadrangular shaped, which curves along it's length. Polished all over except at the proximal end which is hammer-dressed. Several minor flake scars along corners of two sides. Use-wear along cutting edge.
Accession No
A73.990

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Type 2B shaped adze. Argillite - grey colour. Polished. Hammerdressing around butt area. Chip missing from corner of cutting edge.
Accession No
A74.408

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Type 2B adze. Made from Chipwacke. Well polished. Patina on butt.
Accession No
A74.409

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Type 2B greywacke adze. Hammerdressing visible on all surfaces. Polish near bevel only. Use wear visible on bevel edge.
Accession No
A74.410
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