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Axe with wide curved iron blade. Eye-hafted to a wooden haft that is capped at both ends with iron. [SM 13/04/2007]

Place details: ASIA. India. Uttar Pradesh Mirzapur. Cultural Group: Chero Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Iron Metal / Wood Plant / Pigment / ?. Processes: Forged (Metal) / Punched / Incised / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 830 mm Max W = 112 mm When Collected: Before 1892 Acquired: Donated September 1892

KEYWORD: Axe / CLASS: Weapon / Religion / Tool / ?.

Object description: Axe with wide curved iron blade. Eye-hafted to a wooden haft that is capped at both ends with iron. The blade is decorated on both sides with incised and punched decoration that has been filled with red pigment. [SM 13/04/2007]