Fishing hook

Title

Fishing hook

Description

A fishing hook made of bone. One piece of bone is straight with an indent at the tip. A second darker hooked piece is attached to the other with coconut fibre string.

Publisher

SJBS

Format

L: 0.08 W: 0.04
Coconut Fibre, Bone

Type

Physical Object

Abstract

The Ni-Vanuatu people use many traditional and sustainable fishing methods, such as spear fishing and coconut fibre fish drives. This fishing hook made of bone and coconut fibre would be attached to a line. In more recent times, the bone material has been replaced with commercial steel.

Files

L-TMM-0007.JPG

Citation

“Fishing hook,” Joseph Banks Centre, accessed January 25, 2022, https://hsjbs.omeka.net/items/show/57.

Geolocation

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