Axe

From SW Australia this axe is commonly referred to as ‘kodj’. Used by various Nyungar (pronounced Noongar) people to cut trees and as a general purpose axe. They’re still made today.

Object Summary

Museum Number 25/1953
Simple Name axe
Full Name axe
Common Name axe
Production country Australia
Material stone; wood; gum
Collection class Tools for farm and craft
Collection continent Pacific
Production county South West
Production continent Oceania
Production date 19th century