Axe

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Registration number
1222
Item name
Axe 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > New South Wales > Dubbo > Weja Siding, Riverina district
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1948 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Mr Don Miller  
Raw material
Basalt
Dimensions
H: W: 50 mm L: 95 mm D: 28 mm Circum:

Description

Edge ground. Bears letter Q. Also bears writing which is extremely faint and inelligable.

[Archaeology collection catalogue card] Edge well ground and polished. Butt conical and pecked.

Research notes

The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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