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Shark Hook

Superficial scatches and some splits in the surface of the wood, as from use or initial shaping. Old label reads E466. CULT unknown Society Islands Polynesia This wooden bait hook would have been used to catch shark or porpoise. It has been made by training a branch into a hook shape, allowing the hook to be formed from one piece of wood for ultimate strength. It has been renumbered and recatalogu…