Adze

Description
This carefully ground and polished adze would have taken a craftsman many hours of work to complete. It comes from Peru and would be likely to have been used to cut wood by farmers.
Accession Loan No.
25/1974/8
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Common Name
adze
Simple Name
adze
Full Name
adze
Dimensions
whole length 91 mm; whole width 47 mm
Cultural Group
unk
Production Year Low
200BC
Production Year High
600AD
Production Country
Peru
Production Area Region
South America
Production Continent
Latin America and the Caribbean
Family Group

Material
nephrite
Function Name
tool

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