Adze

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Culture/People
Makah
Collector
Leo J. Frachtenberg (Leo Joachim Frachtenberg/Leo J. Frachtenburg), Non-Indian, 1883-1930
Object Name
Adze
Media/Materials
Animal Bone, iron blade, cordage, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
21.5 x 7.7 x 3.3 cm
Object Type
Woodworking tools
Place
Neah Bay, Makah Reservation; Clallam County; Washington; USA
Collection History
Collected in 1916 by Leo J. Frachtenberg (1883-1930, an anthropologist who specialized in Native American languages) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.
Catalog Number
5/9989
Barcode
059989.000
See related items
Makah
Woodworking tools
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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