Bailer Z 2935

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Canoe bailers such as this were used on small outrigger canoes. The rim of this example is incised with geometrical patterns.
Fiji. Collected by A. Maudslay, 1875-80. Z 2935

An impressive variety of fishing equipment was used in Fiji, reflecting the diversity of fishing grounds: inside and outside reefs as well as in rivers. While some of these objects are unique to Fiji, other technologies were borrowed from neighbouring islands in Western Polynesia.

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