Axe

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Registration number
3020
Item name
Axe 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Cape York region
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
Donated by Dr A. W. C. Row 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Mounted

Research notes

'Stone axeheads, given by police to my father 1895-1900 at Townsville. The handle was fashioned and bound on by an aborigine at Myora, Stradbroke Island who was versed in native methods' [ref. donor source file].

Items 3001 to 3324 were the Anthropological Society of Queensland Collection which was donated at the foundation of the Anthropology Museum in 1949.

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