Carving, two men pounding taro

Maker
John Wapo
Description
Carving of two men pounding taro in a fofato. Each uses an aitake to pound with. Wood used is topaga wood (a soft wood).

Depiction of a traditional type of domestic activity.
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Media/Materials
Wood and shell inlay, possibly nautilus shell.
Measurements
232 x 510 x 105mm - HxWxD
Department Collection Type
Object type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1973/49/77

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