University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHaxi
Object Number: 65-10-165
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Materials:Palm Bark
Length: 118cm
Width: 3.3cm
Thickness: 1.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965


Carved palm bark smoothed on one side; long narrow handle wrapped at either end with wide bands of pink, white and black cord; both ends have small red, blue and green parrot feathers stuck into cord; handle flares to barbed blade; part of hand and blade painted red. Used like 65-10-164.

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