Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

From Monday 27 November – Friday 1 December, the Tūhura Science Centre and Tropical Forest will be closed for maintenance. 
We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

Quirt, D43.648

Physical Description

Made of antler tine (elk horn - label). Irregular in shape with 2 'points' at each end. One end perforated and threaded with suede (hair attached in some places). One of the tine at opposite end also perforated (? For attachment whip thongs) 12cm from this end, main part of antler cut flat on each side and decorated with drawing pins. This end is decorated with incised lines, 1 elk and circles (made from drawing pins).


From the Sargood Collection
Belonged to Henry, one of Chief Moses' scouts Henry


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 50 x 450 x 120mm

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