- Registration number
- Item name
- Axe handle
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Western Australia > Kimberley region > Forrest River
- Acquisition date
- January 01, 1950
- Acquisition method
- Donated by Reverend Keith Coaldrake ?
- Raw material
- wood, rag, spinifex resin
- H: 247 mm W: 36 mm L: D: 41 mm Circum:
An axe handle made from a narrow piece of wood folded in half and secured with rag; black spinifex resin remnant inside the fold. Registration number 3581 marked with tag.
[Archaeology collection catalogue card] Biface flake trim
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'written on the body' curated by Judy Watson and Diana Young, March - August 2014.
Collected and donated by the Forrest River Mission Superintendent Reverend Keith Coaldrake.