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paddle (water transport: accessories)

Early tourist art paddle engraved in its entirely with lozenge, cross and stacked crescent motifs. It has a shaft of square section, flaring slightly toward the butt, which terminates in a slightly convex pommel incorporating concentric circles and eleven anthropomorphic figures radiating around the outside, of which seven remain.

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