Greenstone adze/ toki found at Akaroa. Made of Inanga variety of greenstone. Roughly rectangular in shape but with rounded corners. The blade and poll ends are roughly the same width. The lateral sides curve out slightly. The stone has many natural flaws. The stone has scarring down 2/3 of the centre on one side, on the poll end of the opposite side and on the lateral edges.
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