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Fishhook, Lure, D42.161

Physical Description

Lure and hook. Lure is made from ovoid black stone with 2 white stripes. At tip is attached bone or ivory element with hole . Two inlaid blue beads on each side. Through hole is looped a leather cord with attached blue bead. Leather cord terminates in length of sinew. At other end of lure, a hole is bored through the stone. Cord attached to this. Separate hook is made from a long narrow piece of bone with sinew attached to one end. At other end, four metal hooks made from two perpendicular pieces of metal which pass through a hole and curve down.

Provenance

From the: Sargood Collection
Locality:

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Lure): 330 xmm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Hook): 225 x 21 x 24mm

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