Adze head

It is said that adze stones (emoa) were acquired from the sea bottom. They were shaped with a hammer stone then polished.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
65/1920/14/1
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Collection Area Region
MELAN
Material
stone (greenstone?)woodfibre
Common Name
adze head
Simple Name
adze head
Production County
Torres Straits
Production Country
New Guinea
Production Year High
1920

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adze head