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Head Axe

Object Number:50-49-33
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kalinga
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Northern Luzon
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 57 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1950
Other Number:168 - Other Number

Description

Broad head with edge projecting in a point farthest from handle; much longer and thinner point on opposite side; decided concave cutting edge; handle fairly long without thumb piece; engraved head. Notice marks on handle; with some tribes this would indicate deeds of valour, of what it had accomplished.

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