Adze
Adze
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DesBrisay Museum

Adze


Accession number: DB108.24
Category: Woodworking T&E
Date: before 1900
Materials: STONE
Measurements: 15.5 cm L x 5.5 cm W
Culture: MI'KMAQ
Subject: ABORIGINALS, MI'KMAQ
Narrative: PRESBYTERIAN WITNESS, DECEMBER 1894 ARTICLE MENTIONS DESBRISAY COLLECTION HAS INDIAN STONE IMPLEMENTS OF WAR AND PEACE, ARROW HEADS, SPEAR-HEADS, AXES, GOUGES, ETC.  ALSO MENTIONS SAME COLLECTION IN NEWSPAPER CLIPPING, LIVERPOOL TIMES, JULY 8, 1881.
Description: ADZ. DARK GRAY STONE, FLAT ON ONE SIDE. OTHER SIDE ANGLES DOWN TO FORM CUTTING EDGE.
History of Use: USED FOR HAMMERING.