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Adze Haft

Object Number:40416
Current Location: On Loan
Culture:Calusa (uncertain)
Provenience: United States of America
Florida
Southwest Coast (Florida)
Key Marco
Collier County
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: 700-1560 CE
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1560
Section:American
Materials:Deer Antler
Wood
Plant Material
Technique:Incised
Length: 6.9 cm
Width: 2.2 cm
Depth: 2 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:300 - Other Number
70-19-11 - Other Number
70-19-40 - Other Number

Description

Handles of adzes. Crozier-shaped handles of adzes. One is unpolished but finished by shaving, showing eye figure at sides of head, and accompanied by decorated deer horn socket ferrule. Tool designed for use with shark tooth or oyster shell blades temporarily inserted. The other is the same but much shrunken and broken.

"70-19-11" - incised serpent design

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