Axe

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Registration number
70
Item name
Axe 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Murray Darling basin region > Tara
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from J. T. Walker 
Dimensions
H: W: 63 mm L: 70 mm D: 27 mm Circum:

Description

Edge ground. Almost discoid. Bifacially flake-trimmed. Rounded butt used as hammerstone. Bears writing: Tara. [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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