These axes are characteristic examples of the ground-stone implements used by the tribes of Central Australia. The stones are all ... The wooden handle, as is characteristic of Central Australian implements, is coloured with red ochre. The diorite, of ... Block of diorite roughly chipped into shape ready to be further chipped and then ground to form an axe-head. ... end of the blade and fixed to it with resin.
|Title||:||Guide to the Australian Ethnological Collection Exhibited in the National Museum of Victoria|
|Author||:||National Museum (Vic.), Sir Baldwin Spencer|