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Tabua

Tabua are single whale teeth (pronounced tambua), which are usually attached to a cord of coconut fibre called coir. Tabua are used as presentation gifts at weddings, funeral and other...

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Tabua

Tabua are single whale teeth (pronounced tambua), which are usually attached to a cord of coconut fibre called coir. Tabua are used as presentation gifts at weddings, funeral and other...

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Presentation tooth

Tabua are single whale teeth (pronounced tambua), which are usually attached to a cord of coconut fibre called coir. Tabua are used as presentation gifts at weddings, funeral and other...

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Tabua

Tabua are single whale teeth (pronounced tambua), which are usually attached to a cord of coconut fibre called coir. Tabua are used as presentation gifts at weddings, funeral and other...

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Presentation tooth

Tabua are single whale teeth (pronounced tambua), which are usually attached to a cord of coconut fibre called coir. Tabua are used as presentation gifts at weddings, funeral and other...

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Tabua

This is a tooth of the sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus), which is usually attached to a cord of coconut fibre rope. Tabua are used as presentation gifts at weddings,...

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Presentation tooth

Tabua (pronounced tambua) consist of a polished and smoked sperm whale tooth attached to a cord of coconut fibre. They were and are traditionally used as presentation gifts at weddings...

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Throwing club

“I ula drisia” throwing club, possibly dating to the third Cook voyage. Throwing clubs for human targets were only found in Fiji and take several forms ranging from types resembling short...

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Throwing club

“I ula drisia” throwing club Throwing clubs for human targets were only found in Fiji and take several forms ranging from types resembling short woodstock clubs to lobed throwing clubs. ...

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Throwing club

“I ula tavatava” throwing club, organically lobed. Throwing clubs for human targets were only found in Fiji and take several forms ranging from types resembling short woodstock clubs to lobed throwing...

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