Axe

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Registration number
3067
Item name
Axe 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Lake Eyre drainage region > Monkira Station
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
Donated by Dr Valentine McDowall  
Raw material
Basalt
Dimensions
H: W: 100 mm L: 120 mm D: Circum:

Description

Edge-ground pebble. Butt used as hammerstone. Bears writing: ASQ, Mon kira Station (Diamantina River). [Archaeological Collection Catalogue Card].

Research notes

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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