Axe

Production date
1993
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Object detail

Description
Hafted stone and a wooden handle.
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander axe
Production date
1993
Measurements
330mm x 143mm max width
Media/Materials description
Hafted stone and wood
History and use
This hafted stone axe was made in 1993 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
QE12502

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