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Adze

Object Number:98-11-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Easter Island
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Stone
Length: 17.5 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Alton A. Lindsey, 1998

Description

Rough stone adze with quadrangular cross-section. Found by Alton A. Lindsey, a member of Admiral Byrd's 1933-35 expedition to the Antarctic, "beneath one of the in-progress supine giant images still connected with the rock within the crater rim of volcanic peak Rano Roraku."

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