Axe

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Registration number
3641
Item name
Axe 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Lake Eyre drainage region > Cooper Creek
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
by C. T. P. Gardiner 
Raw material
Basalt
Dimensions
H: W: 100 mm L: 64 mm D: 29 mm Circum:

Description

[Archaeological Collection Catalogue Card:] Edge ground. Edge broken (See notes in Cat. p. 161) also for 3642.

Research notes

Catalogue Book 2 notes 3641 used for cutting out end of boomerangs (like a mortice) and 3642 used for cutting out the sides and came from Coopers Creek near Windorah. 'Aigun' is its local name.

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