Adze card

Adze

54.160.163

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An adze blade in dark grey stone with an asymmetrical outline. The cross-section is rounded quadrangular with the front narrower than the back. The butt is reduced to form a tang, and the poll is oblique. The poll and butt sides are bruised, the other surfaces polished. The bevel is convex, with no chin line. The cutting edge is straight and oblique. The front profile is convex, the back slightly concave. The cutting edge is sharp and chipped. There is a large fracture on the bevel and the back, and fractures on the butt. There are the remains of a label on the front.