fish hook

Complete fish hook made from shell, with a horn hook bound to the shell using plant fibre. Threaded onto the fibre are a few pink, white and black beads.

Trolling-lure fish-hook with pearlshell shank and turtleshell barb.Trolling-lure fish-hooks were used to catch bonito from the stern of the canoe, see Kascho, 1976 and Cummings, 1974.

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