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Description

Child's toy axe with blade of stone with circular smooth cutting edge and handle of wood bent back upon itself and bound by cordage and resin: Oceania, Australia, Queensland, Australian Aboriginal, 19th or 20th century

Museum reference

A.1956.1085

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Toy axe

Production information

Unknown
Queensland, Australia, AUSTRALASIA

Date

19th - 20th century

Style / Culture

Australian Aboriginal

Materials

Stone, Withy, Resin, Plant fibre

Physical description

Blade of hard greenish stone, handle of bent withy

Associations

Previous owner: Christison, Robert, 1837 - 1915
Previous owner: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 1 »
World Cultures »
Living Lands »
De.3B

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