Flesh fork Z 3008

Flesh fork
A relationship of trust developed between von Hügel and Ro Saumaka, his guide on the journey up the Rewa River, leading to the presentation of this fork. Wrapped in masi, the object was still considered very potent by the Fijian man.
Narokorokoyawa,Viti Levu, Fiji. Given to A. von Hügel by Ro Saumaka, 2 July 1875. Z 3008

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