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Splitting Adze

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Object Number:33-37-623
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Prehistoric Eskimo
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Qayagwik
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Schist
Height: 5.5 cm
Length: 20.5 cm
Width: 4.5 cm
Credit Line:Danish National / University Museum Expedition; Kaj Birket-Smith and Frederica de Laguna, 1933
Other Number:X-82 - Field No SF

Description

Fore end only. Point broken. One low ridge or knob and a well marked groove forward of it. A second groove aft? Specimen broken at this groove. Light gray green schist?

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