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" ... explained, merely as mementoes of the departed, and the latter are stuck on poles, or hung round the eaves of their huts, as trophies of the chase. Pinna and other shells are said to have been used in former times as adze blades, but this is no longer... "
Twenty-three Years Under a Sky-light: Or, Life and Experiences of a Photographer - Page 137
by H. J. Rodgers - 1872 - 235 pages
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The Journal of the Anthropological institute, Volume 12

Royal anthropological institute - 1882
...times as adze blades, but this is no longer the case, for quantities of iron are always obtainable. Strange as it may seem to some of my readers, there is no trace or tradition of stone having been utilised for this purpose. 3. The only instances in which these...
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