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History preserved in ancient stones

Tuesday 28 May 2019 | Published in Local

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History preserved in ancient stones
Vaine Veiao with manager of the National Museum Justina Nicholas, and museum offi cer Susan Love de Miguel with the pieces of Cook Islands history. 19052317

The Cook Islands National Museum received a unique set of ancient stone adze heads and pounders last week. The four large ancient stone adzes and two stone pounders were gifted by Vaine Veiao on behalf of the Teariki Veiao family. The stone adzes are ancient cutting tools similar to an axe.

The Cook Islands National Museum received a unique set of ancient stone adze heads and pounders last week. The four large ancient stone adzes and two stone pounders were gifted by Vaine Veiao on behalf of the Teariki Veiao family. The stone adzes are ancient cutting tools similar to an axe.


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