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Spade

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Object Number:62-7-66
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Chile
Antofagasta Province
Chiu-Chiu Village Area
Chuquicamata Copper Mines Area
River Loa
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: archaeological site on the River, outside the Village, east of the Mines
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Leather
Stone
Credit Line:Gift of Luis L. Mohr, 1962

Description

Wooden handle, large corner notched straight base tanged stone blade. Handle is round thick bent stick, corner notch at end to receive blade. Blade is lashed to stick with hide thongs and reinforced with corccobs. Blade is now loose.

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