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Axe

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Artist Unknown (Tlingit)

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19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Tools, Equipment and Utilitarian Objects | Stone; wood
Size: 19 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. (50.2 x 6.7 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Northwest Coast, Alaska
Culture: Tlingit, North America, United States, Northwest Coast, Alaska
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Stone Axe with wooden handle. The blade has very blunt edge beveled from both sides and a groove to fit on handle. The handle is a stick with forked end which fits around blade. The two are bound to-gether with root or supple twigs.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Harry E. Wood
Accession Number: 28.111
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009