HAWAIIAN ULUMAIKA GAME STONE HAWAII ARTIFACT MAUI
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Sold Date: 05/10/2008
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
Ulumaika Hawaiian Game Stone Found On MauiUlumaika was a game of skill played by the ancient Hawaiians. It is believed that a hand shaped stone or Ulumaika, as it was called in Hawaiian, was rolled between two upright sticks that had been pounded into the ground. This Ulumaika stone is from a Maui collection and was found in north west Maui area. The stone is a porous gray basalt that has weathering and mineralization consistent with a pre-contact artifact. This is a very-very old in-situ (in as found condition) Ulumaika. It measures 2-1/4 inches in diameter and about 1-1/2 inch thick. You may inspect this item or any of our other antiquities or fine art at our gallery prior to bidding. We are: Antiquities, Plus... 2752 N. Campbell Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719 Phone
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