Axe

Unknown people, South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

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1893-1897

Wood and metal

Overall: 24 7/16 x 5 11/16 x 1 3/16 in. (62 x 14.5 x 3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Harold E. B. Speight

167.4.24000

Geography/Culture

Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa

Period

19th century

Object Name

Armament: Edged

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by the donor's father, a U.S. Army Scout who served with British troops Mafeking, Bechuanaland in the "Matabele War"; given to his son, Harold Edwin Balme Speight (1887-1975), Norwich, Vermont; given to present collection, 1967.

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