Tool Item Number: 3326/56 from the MOA: University of British Columbia


Long stone adze(?) or tool with a rounded blade end. The smooth shaft is cylindrical on one end, then curves slightly while also tapering to a blade. The underside has a notable indent, then has a flat surface until the blade edge.


Collected by Jack Lieber in Papua New Guinea, Eastern Highlands Division, from August 1970 - June 1972. He was researching village communities in and around Goroka, where he was lecturing under the auspices of UNESCO at the Goroka Teachers College.