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Head Axe

Object Number:50-49-32
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kalinga
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Northern Luzon
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Height: 62 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1950
Other Number:160 - Other Number

Description

Broad head with edge projection in a point farthest from the handle; much longer and thinner point on opposite side; decided concave cutting edge; handle fairly long projection (thumb piece) on one side and metal tip on shaft. Design on blade plain and representing a centipede. Tip made of broken ganza.

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