Marquesian Stone Pounder, Marquesas Islands
height 7in (18cm)
popoi, with phallic knob handle leading to a slender core with gradually tapering sides and ending in a wide, slightly domed pounding surface; fine, smooth, naturally pitted surface.
Bengt Danielsson, Papeete, Tahiti noted author and member of the Kon Tiki Expedition
Cf. Kaeppler (2010: fig. 303)
African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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