- Museum number
Beater, pounder made of stone.
- Curator's comments
Stuck-on handwritten label, ink:
FAATAOI / ISLE OF MOOREA / TAHITI / SOCIETY / ISLANDS.
Marked in white ink: 46918
Stuck-on handwritten label; ‘Found in the ground while digging a hole to plant a banana plant in 1925 in the valley at FAA TAOI from Isle of Moorea by TAPIA’. Comment from Tara Hiquily, curator, Musée de Tahiti et ses Îles, during a visit to the museum storehouse, 20 June 2008: ‘Tapia’ is probably a person’s name.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: 46918 (Wellcome Historical Medical Museum)