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Axe

Description

Axe consisting of an edged flat stone, around which a strip of wood is bent, and fixed with resin and lashing to form a handle: Oceania, Australia, Australian Aboriginal, 19th century

Museum reference

A.UC.711

Collection

Oceania

Object name

Axe

Production information

Unknown
Australia, Australasia

Date

19th century

Style / Culture

Australian Aboriginal

Materials

Stone, Wood, Plant resin

Physical description

Edged flat stone, strip of wood bend and fixed with gum and lashing to form a handle

Exhibitions

  • Living Lands (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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