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Wooden paddle, Mangaia, Hervey Island, Cook Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Logan Metcalfe
 
Summary:
E054951 - 13/10/1952, paddle, , Mangaia, , Cook Islands, Pacific
Item Name:
paddle
Label:
This intricately carved wooden paddle (oe) is from Mangaia Island (Auau Enua) in the Cook Islands. It may have been used in ceremonies, rather than to propel a canoe. The paddle was donated to the Museum in 1952 by Ms Nellie McMurtrie.
Region:
Mangaia
Country:
Cook Islands
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
13/10/1952
Registration Number:
E054951
Associated Stories:
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Wooden paddle, Mangaia, Hervey Island, Cook Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Logan Metcalfe
2:
Paddle, Cook islands 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Paddle, Cook islands 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Paddle, Cook islands 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
5:
Paddle, Cook islands 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno