Porotiti

Maker and role
Author/Artist: Clem Mellish
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Description
Pumanu porotiti of pounamu/ nephrite with black fibre cord. Carved by Clem Mellish. It explores the idea of ears in a different way and the excitingly it was discovered that its voice changes notably on alternate spins while it makes a ringing sound as it starts each spin.
Measurements
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 121mm
0 - Whole = Width (mm) = 37mm
0 - Whole = Height (mm) = 5mm
Other name and type
Alternate: The humming disc
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Accession number
NPM2005.126.35

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