Stone Tool: Adze


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Artifact Identification Stone Tool: Adze   (1900.20.0005)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Woodworking T&E
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Neolithic /Enolithic, 3000 – 2000 BCE
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 13.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 6.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.9 cm
Weight 230.4 g
Measuring Remarks All measurements taken from the handle. The thickness of the blade is 2.1 cm. The length is 4.4 cm.
Materials Stone--Flint, Animal--Antler
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information Dark Brown (7.5 yr 3/2 ) -ns Dark Greenish Gray ( 5 B G 4/1) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Finely polished stone adz of various stones, used for chopping and working wood. The axe portion is embedded into the split wood handle. The handle portion (probably a stag horn) has several grooves.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication N/A
Reproduction Needs Research
Reproduction Information Source file suggests that this piece may be a reproduction.

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