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Object Name Adz
Material Iron/Steel
Used Unknown
Description Adz head without handle. Hand forged. It has a square, tapering hole for the handle and a plain, curved cutting edge. Has a "weighted" or "maul" head poll. There is a rectangular indentation in the side which looks like there was a touchmark. "The adz was used in removing surplus material from a log, which was later squared with a broad axe." Used by a carpenter.
Dimensions H-3 L-8 D-4.5 inches
Collection T:CC100A
Catalog Number 1967.113.0001
Imagefile 058\1967.113.0001.JPG
Species Adz
Owned by Unknown