Tomahawk/Axe

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Culture/People
Southeast
Artist/Maker
120th Engineer Combat Battalion
Donor
Sergeant Debra K. Mooney, Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma
120th Engineer Combat Battalion
Previous owner
120th Engineer Combat Battalion
Object Name
Tomahawk/Axe
Media/Materials
Wood, iron blade
Techniques
Carved, hammered, welded
Dimensions
29 x 17.7 x 4.3 cm
Object Type
Personal items
Place
Al Fallujah; Al Anbar Province; Iraq
Date created
2004
Collection History
Made by members of the U.S. Army's 120th Engineer Combat Battalion (headquartered in Okmulgee, Oklahoma) and used during their Al Taqaddum Inter-Tribal Powwow, September 17-18, 2004, in Al Taqaddum, Iraq. Donated to NMAI by Battalion members and their chaplain, Sergeant Debra K. Mooney (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma), in 2005.
Catalog Number
26/5139
Barcode
265139.000
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Southeast
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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