Head Axe


From: Philippine Islands | Northern Luzon

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 50-49-33
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Kalinga
Provenience Philippine Islands | Northern Luzon
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Wood

Broad head with edge projecting in a point farthest from handle; much longer and thinner point on opposite side; decided concave cutting edge; handle fairly long without thumb piece; engraved head. Notice marks on handle; with some tribes this would indicate deeds of valour, of what it had accomplished.

Length 57 cm
Width 7.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1950
Other Number 168 - Other Number

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