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Shark Hook

Object Number:2003-32-330
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Polynesia (uncertain)
New Zealand (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Bone
Plant Fiber
Length: 28 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1993.X.242 - Other Number
CIVIC1993.X.242 - Other Number

Description

Large wooden hook with bone point and fiber snood. See Beasley Plate XX # II, New Zealand. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Bibliography:

[Book] Beasley, Harry G. 1928. Pacific Island Records: Fish Hooks.. Seeley Service, London. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. XX Fig. IIView Objects related to this Type Citation

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