Axe

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Registration number
3817
Item name
Axe 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > New South Wales > Darling River > Tantanooka
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
by Mr R. Lindsay Black 
Raw material
Quartzite
Dimensions
H: W: 99 mm L: 136 mm D: 50 mm Circum:

Description

Waisted axe head. Edge ground . Bears writing: Tantanooka. Also bears writing: NR TIL[P]A. Bears another number [1680?] which has been covered by red paint.

[Archaeology collection catalogue card] Waist grooved throughout circumference. Butt used as hammerstone. Faces both lateral margins.

Research notes

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