Adze card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum Liverpool

Adze

50.124.8 (Ethnology)
An adze blade in brown, mottled stone with an asymmetrical outline. The cross-section is flat and quite thin. The surface is polished. The bevel is convex, and there is no chin line. The cutting edge is curved. The front and back profiles are straight. The cutting edge is very blunt and chipped. The poll has old fractures. There are fractures on the sides, back and front.