Axe

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Registration number
41
Item name
Axe 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > South east Queensland > Brisbane, Coastal
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1948 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Mr Colin Clark 
Raw material
Basalt
Dimensions
H: W: 120 mm L: 160 mm D: Circum:

Description

Edge ground. Distal edge bifacially ground. Butt flake trimmed, rounded. Margins hand glossed. Bears writing: A41, Brisbane, Coastal. C.B.II Brisbane Coastal Area. O.C. Brisbane Coastal. [Archaeological Collection Catalogue Card].

Research notes

The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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