Tool Item Number: 3326/57 from the MOA: University of British Columbia


Long stone adze(?) or tool with a rounded blade. The top is relatively flat, while the underside is rounded. Both top and bottom form a dual inclined plane terminating at a shallow rounded wedge blade. The opposite end is a dull point. The width gradually increases from the point to blade.


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.