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fishing line

fishing line
Fishing line. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017373 - 31/10/1907, fishing line, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
fishing line
Label:
A 2-ply fishing line made from palm fibre tied up in a hank. It is used for fishing and called "gaim" and "mekek kek" by the Meriam people. It was collected by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch in 1907.
Place:
Mer (Murray Islands)
Region:
Torres Strait
Province/State:
Queensland
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
31/10/1907
Registration Number:
E017373
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Images
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Fishing line. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Fishing line. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony