Axe-head - ROM2005_3272_1

ROM2005_3272_1

Axe-head

Medium:Pecked and polished stone
Geography: China
Date: 5th-4th millenium BC
Period: Neolithic Period
Dimensions:
4.3 x 15 x 5.7 cm
Object number: 920.10.183
Credit Line: The George Crofts Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of China
DescriptionWith the development of village settlements and permanent housing, skilled woodworkers were in high demand. Fine quality groundstone tools such as axes, adzes and chisels were manufactured in large quantities to prepare logs for construction.
Collection:
China
Browse Categories:Weapons & Armour
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