Friday, April 15, 2011

Pipe Axe


Object types tomahawk pipe
Materials wood, steel, brass
Place (findspot) Found/Acquired North America
Date 1780-1830 (circa)
Ethnic group Made by Northeast Peoples
Description Pipe-tomahawk with engraved brass blade and steel cutting edge.
Dimensions Length: 65 centimetres
Acquisition name Donated by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks
Exhibition History 2004 7 Jun-Present, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The Northeastern Woodlands" 1977 15 Dec-1978 30 Oct, Museum of Mankind, Room 9; Smoking Pipes of the North American Indian
Copy and photos from The British Museum.

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