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: 25 x 5 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 9 13/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5678

The black metal rectangular blade has a stem at one short side that has a diamond shaped expansion at the middle which tapers to a point. The other short side of the rectangle is rounded and sharpened.