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fish hook

fish hook
H136- Fish hook with a shank of pearl shell and a hook of human bone, bound together by fibre. Society Islands 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Paul Ovenden
 
Summary:
H000136 - 28/8/1894, fish hook, , Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia, Pacific
Item Name:
fish hook
Label:
Fish hook with a shank of pearl shell and a hook of human bone, bound together by fibre. Collected from the Society Islands during Cook's voyages to the Pacific, 1768-1780.
Keywords:
fishing
Region:
Tahiti
Province/State:
Society Islands
Country:
French Polynesia
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
28/08/1894
Registration Number:
H000136
Associated Stories:
Cook collection - history of acquisition
Captain James Cook's Pacific Voyages
Cook Collection - Society Islands
Cook's Pacific Voyages - Trade and Exchange
Endeavour's Destinations 1769-1770