Summary

This hafted stone axe is painted with natural pigments. The head is an edge ground stone set into a wooden handle using vegetable fibre and resin. The handle is bound with vegetable fibre at the end and the centre.

Physical Description

An edge ground axe head hafted to a wooden handle with resin (beeswax). The mount and handle is entirely coated in red ochre and the head has remnants of dots painted with natural pigments.

Local Name

ngupamurra

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