Karanga weka

Maker and role
Author/Artist: Brian Flintoff
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Description
Karanga weka based on a small soapstone carving found at the Hall of Mankind at the British Museum. Has face carved on end. Carved from a piece of soapstone given to Brian at Onetahua Marae. By flicking the finger overt the hole while blowing, the call of the weka is produced.
Media/materials description
rock/soapstone
Measurements
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 64mm
0 - Whole = Width (mm) = 36mm
0 - Whole = Diameter (mm) = 36mm
Other name and type
Alternate: Flute/
Accession number
NPM2005.126.14

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