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Splitting Adze

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Object Number:33-37-599
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Prehistoric Eskimo
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Stockdale Harbor
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Locus: 1st site on right lagoon
Section:American
Materials:Greenstone
Height: 3.5 cm
Length: 20 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Credit Line:Danish National / University Museum Expedition; Kaj Birket-Smith and Frederica de Laguna, 1933
Other Number:X-106 - Field No SF

Description

Made of assymetrically shaped slab of greenstone. Point damaged. Forward groove, 4 cm. wide, well defined. Small knob. Rear groove poor.

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