paddle (water transport: accessories)

Early tourist art wooden paddle engraved in its entirely with Double K, cross, stacked crescent and sun or concentric circle motifs. The butt flares slightly into the form of a conical pommel, with a hollow recess behind with eight abstracted humanoid figures. The blade is unusually narrow and straight sided for an Austral Islands paddle, and has been planed down at some time in the past to disguise a major break.

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