From: Japan | Hokkaido

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 13144
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Jomon (uncertain) | Yayoi (uncertain) | Japanese
Provenience Japan | Hokkaido
Period Jomon (uncertain) | Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made Jomon - Yayoi
Section Asian
Materials Stone
Technique Polished
Inscription Language Japanese Language | Japanese Language

Finely polished stone adze. Wider at cutting edge end. Beveled sides. Brown marbled stone. A group of nine polished adzes, namely 2289, 2290, 13144, 13145, 13146, 13147, 13152, 13153, 13154 and 13155, are typical of the type of polished adzes which appear throughout Japan from the Early Jomon Period onward.

Length 8.7 cm
Width 3.5 cm
Thickness 1.7 cm
Credit Line Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number 2 - Other Number

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