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Battle axe. 19th century
Battle axe. 19th century
Number
МАЭ № 5795-7
Title
Battle axe
Ethnicity
Chugach
Date
19th century
Collectors-person
Unknown
Material
wood, paint, leather, stone
Dimensions
length 56.5 cm, width 27 cm, length of the handle 51.5 cm, length of the trough 18 cm, width of the trough 6.5 cm; blade: length 20 cm, width 7 cm, thickness 4.5 cm; masks: diameter 6.6 and 7.2 cm.
Annotation
The trough for the blade of this axe is carved on two sides with the faces of legendary ancestors famous for their success in war.
Corpus
Ethnography of America
Albums
Battle armor, prior to 1792
Blade container. 19th century