Axehead, polished axehead

Description
This is a ground and polished stone axe from Nigeria. Hours of work by a craftsman were needed to make it the shape you see today. It would have been put into a wooden handle before being used in a similar way to a modern axe.
Accession Loan No.
126/1997
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Common Name
axehead, polished axehead
Simple Name
axehead
Full Name
polished axehead
Production Country
Nigeria
Production Area Region
West Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group

Material
stone
Function Name
tool
Collection Area Region
W
Collection Continent
Africa

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