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Name/Title Axe
Primary Maker Maker, Unknown
Object Type Tool
Classification Ax/Woodworking T&E/04 Tools & Equipment for Materials/Nomenclature
Department Ethnology
Brief Description Solid wood handle and forged steel blade. Blade has a sharp point which is driven through the wooded head. The blade is only flattened and shaped at the tip.
Native Nigerian axe. There are different varieties but this one is typical of their workmanship.
Measurements 570 x 290 x 50mm - HxWxD [verified].
Media/Materials Forged steel blade and wooden handle.
Production Place Nigeria
Generic Origin African
Collection Ethnology
Accession Date 1972
Credit Line Collection Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession No 1972/118/6
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