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Catalog Number

CAS 2016-0002-0015   CAS 2016-0002-0015; Axe head
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Axe head
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture Late 1900s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Stone
Description Axe head that is chipped to overall ovoid shape; Oval in cross-section; Proximal end is pointed and blunt, tapered towards the distal end that is beveled to a flattened cutting edge; Entire exterior surface is polished very smooth; Overall color grayish green.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.2, Thickness = 2.4, Length = 9.3