Kōrero: Shellfish

Tusk-shell necklace (1 o 2)

Tusk-shell necklace

Māori made necklaces (hangaroa) from tusk shells by threading them onto strings of flax fibre.

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Otago Museum
Reference: D51-379-1

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shellfish - Chitons, tusk shells and rare classes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/8034/tusk-shell-necklace (accessed 23 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006