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Adze Head

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Object Number:32-7-71
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Prehistoric Eskimo
Kachemak Bay Culture III
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Yukon Island
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Locus: Layer 9
3 H, surface
Section:American
Materials:Whale Bone
Length: 13 cm
Width: 5 cm
Credit Line:Alaskan Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1932

Description

Adze head or haft, whale bone. Socket for blade with groove about lip for a lashing to prevent slipping. Narrowed in middle for lashing to handle.

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