8.25 in HIGH x 6 in WIDE
(20.95 cm HIGH x 15.24 cm WIDE)
Washington Islands | Marquesas Group | South Pacific Ocean
Museum Purchase, Dr. John Rabe D.D.S. Collection

Stone masher, "Keatuki", Po-poi. Very good "Name and provenience confirmed. Dr. K. Emory, 27-XII-62" (gray notebook) "Stone masher, "Keatuki", Po-poi. (Valued $35.00 - 1955) Donald Marshall." (warehouse card) "Poi pounder. (As far as I know Washington Islands is not a name for Islands in the Marquesas.) Po-poi is breadfruit." (Carol Ivory, 3/95) "Poi pounder; Marquesas (Washington Island is Ua Huka Island). Made of basalt." (Roger Rose, 4/95) "`kea tuki popoi'; `popoi'--mashed breadfruit." (Carol Ivory, 7/95)

Used: food preparation

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