Saupal, Hafted Adze Handle


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Artifact Identification Saupal, Hafted Adze Handle   (2000.01.0009B)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Woodworking T&E
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1963
Culture Yap, Yapese, Micronesian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 52.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.4 cm
Weight 202 g
Measuring Remarks With cord.
Materials Plant--Wood, Plant--Fiber
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Wrapping
Munsell Color Information Dark Orange Yellow (10YR 6/8) - Twine. Pale Orange Yellow (10YR 8/4) - Handle.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Alkire, William H. Lamotrek Atoll and Inter-island Socioeconomic Ties. Illinois Studies in Anthropology, No. 5. University of Illinois Press: Urbana, 1965. Kramer, Augustin. Ergebnisse der Sudsee Expedition 1908-1910. (ed.) G. Thilenius. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co., 1937.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication William H. Alkire Collection, Transfer from Department of Anthropology, UIUC
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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