Tela, Hafted Adze

2000.01.0013A

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Artifact Identification Tela, Hafted Adze   (2000.01.0013A)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  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
Location On Exhibitin the Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 41.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 16.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.7 cm
Weight 412 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Shell, Plant--Wood, Plant
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Wrapping
Munsell Color Information Light Brown (7.5YR 6/6) - Twine wrapping adze head. Pale Orange Yellow (10YR 8/6) - Handle. Yellowish Gray (10YR 8/2) - Stone blade.

Research Remarks

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

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. Photo of item in Eugene Dillenburg's Exhibit Gallery Webpage, July 3, 2005.

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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