Ceremonial Axe

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1964

 

Date:
Origins: Found in Rote, East Indonesia
Category: Bronze
Dimensions: Size 1.89 cm; W. 5.13 cm; Thick 0.7 cm
Classification:

Summary:
The long,curved handle ofthis axe was cast together with the axe head. The top of the handle is shaped like a disk aand decorated with a cog-like pattern. The blade resembles a fan, and bears the design of a figure with a large head and a small body.