- Museum number
Fish-hook made of fibre (leaf?), thorns.
Length: 27 millimetres
Width: 5 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- 1944 Beasley register:- information in observations column:
'PAMUA, HALL SOUND, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Pandanus thorn hooks, formerly used for small fish; to be effective, had to be swallowed whole. The best and largest thorns were obtained from Redscar Bay.
See H.G. Beasley, 'Pacific Islands Records. Fish hooks', p.79
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Oc1944,02.607-616 (Previous group record)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: 1037 (Original Beasley Collection Number)