Maori greenstone pendants in the Australian Museum, Sydney

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Statementby D. Wayne Orchiston.
SeriesRecords of the Australian Museum ;, v. 28, no. 10
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH1 .A985 vol. 28, no. 10, DU423.J4 .A985 vol. 28, no. 10
The Physical Object
Pagination161-213 p.
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Open LibraryOL5103148M
ISBN 100724002634
LC Control Number74175329
OCLC/WorldCa1054735

MAORI GREENSTONE PENDANTS IN THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM, SYDNEY By D. WAYNE ORCHISTON Department of Anthropology, University of Sydney* Plates Figs Manuscript received 19th November, SUMMARY This paper exammes a collection of 93 Maori greens tone pendants in the Australian Museum.

This paper examines a collection of 93 Maori greens tone pendants in the Australian Museum. Only straight kuru are abundant enough for quantitative analysis, but this is first preceded by an examination of the spatial-chronological distribution of the population of this type, changes in it numerically through time, and the characteristics of a random by: 2.

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28, no. Subjects. Australian Museum. Maori (New Zealand people) -- Jewelry. Pendants (Jewelry) -- New Zealand. Maori greenstone pendants.

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F Cherry, R Torrence. The materials used in the manufacture of objects as well as their use reflected the status of and respect for individuals such as warriors, priests, chiefs and chieftainesses within Maori tribal life.

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