Arts of the Pacific Islands
a: 9/16 × 2 3/16 in. (1.4 × 5.6 cm)
b: 2 3/4 × 2 3/4 in. (7 × 7 cm) (show scale)
A. Augustus Healy Fund
Prior to 1938, provenance not yet documented; by 1938, acquired by Thor Heyerdahl of Lillehammer, Norway; May 1942, purchased from Thor Heyerdahl by the Brooklyn Museum.
Two perforated grey stones used as weights on the vertical stick of the boring-drill; component a is fairly circular, b is almost square
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Marquesan. Weights, before 1938. Stone, a: 9/16 × 2 3/16 in. (1.4 × 5.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.71a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.211.71a-b.jpg)
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