Axe

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Registration number
42
Item name
Axe 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > South east Queensland > Coastal S.E. Queensland
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Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1948 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Mr Colin Clark 
Raw material
Basalt
Dimensions
H: W: 100 mm L: 150 mm D: Circum:

Description

Distal end bifacially ground. Both margins, surfaces flake trimmed. Both surfaces, margins and butt hand glossed. Edge bifacially ground. Bears writing 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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