Kakauroa (Battle Axe)

Production date
1860s
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Name/title
Kakauroa (Battle Axe)
Description
Metal axe blade with makers stamp fastened to a deep brown polished wooden handle. Carved face on lower third of the handle. Label attached reads "Maori war tomahawk taken from the rebels at Matata 1864".
Production date
1860s
Production place
Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Measurements
1290mm (length), 172mm (width), 25mm (depth)
Accession number
0747/06
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