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knife
H111- Shark's tooth knife with wooden handle and fibre cord. Hawaiian Islands 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Paul Ovenden
 
Summary:
H000111 - 28/8/1894, knife, , , , Kiribati, Pacific
Item Name:
knife
Label:
This small shark-tooth implement may have been used as a tool for incising fine lines in wooden tools, such as barkcloth beaters. Made of woodd and fibre cord. Collected from the Hawaiian Islands in 1778 during Cook's third Voyage to the Pacific.
Keywords:
tool
Country:
Kiribati
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
28/08/1894
Registration Number:
H000111
Associated Stories:
Cook collection - history of acquisition
Captain James Cook's Pacific Voyages
Cook Collection - Hawaii
TOOL
Cook's Pacific Voyages - Trade and Exchange
Endeavour's Destinations 1769-1770