University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:CG871809-3822
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Ireland
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 96.5 cm
Width: 19.5 cm

Description

Axe with iron head, wooden handle. Conical butt with geometric incised decoration, including concentric squares and a band of chevrons, filled with white lime. "SAMUEL"scratched on handle. Generic name for this type of axe is firam.


Bibliography:

[Article] Albert, Steven M. 1987. "Tubuan". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 29, No. 1. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 17 (1 a,b)View Objects related to this Type Citation

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