Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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adze blade
  • North or Central America
  • adze blade, late 1800s–1979
  • metal
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 17 x 5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 6 11/16 x 1 15/16 x 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5676

The rectangular metal blade has a cutting edge that is on the short side of the rectangle. There is a slit in the other end, about 1/3 the length of the piece. It is black.