Axe

Production date
25 Nov 1998
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Object detail

Description
Hafted stone on a wooden handle.
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander axe
Production date
25 Nov 1998
Measurements
351mm
Media/Materials description
stone and wood
History and use
This hafted stone axe was made in 1998 by Russell Butler, an Elder of the Bandjin and Warrgamay people of the Hinchinbrook Island region.

Russell donated this item, along with a collection of other items, to the Queensland Museum Network in 1998, for the inaugural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander exhibition held at the Museum of Tropical Queensland (2000-2005).
Registration number
QE12501

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