The wooden handle is rounded, thickening at shoulders which fan out into the blade and continues as a ridge along the centre, approximately a quarter of the blades length. The handle knob is carved in the form of a ? birds beak and has 15 notches on it. The blade is concave and with a slightly hooked tip with a damaged knob on the end. The paddle has lost its surface all over due to surface degradation. The back blade surface shows an adzing pattern running across its lower portion.
Locality: Lake Waihola
MeasurementsMaximum dimensions (H x W x D): 2570 x 95 x 28mm
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