Axe

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Registration number
52
Item name
Axe 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Murray Darling basin region > Hungerford
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Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1948 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Mr Colin Clark 
Raw material
Quartzite
Dimensions
H: W: 90 mm L: 111 mm D: 35 mm Circum:

Description

Ground edge pebble axe. Pecked surface and butt. Bears writing: Hungerford. [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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