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Axe with wooden handle. The bottom of the handle is cylindrical with a small disc-shaped grip at the end, while the upper portion of the handle is composed of two figures on top of one another. They face opposing directions; the lower figure appears to be holding a knife while the other figure may be holding a musical instrument to its mouth. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Ceremonial Axe
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.53
This painting shows a train wagon filled with people in the foreground, and many train wagons following in the background. The train wagon and the people in it are being attacked by people on horses with tribal headwears and using weapons such as bows and arrows and axes. People in the train wagon are of Caucasion decent and have rifles pointed at those who seem to be Native Americans.
Charles Ferdinand Wimar
The Attack on an Emigrant Train
1856
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis
1895.80
This is a rubbing of a figure with the head of a rabbit dressed in robes. It is holding an ax or hammer in the right hand and a bell raised above the head in the left hand.<br />
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<p>These rubbings are taken from reliefs of the twelve Chinese zodiac animal deities on the surface of guardian rocks (&egrave;&shy;&middot;&ccedil;&Yuml;&sup3;, hoseok ) placed around the edge of the tumulus of General Kim Yusin (&eacute;&Dagger;&lsquo;&aring;&ordm;&frac34;&auml;&iquest;&iexcl;, 595&acirc;&euro;&ldquo;673) on Songhwasan Mountain (&aelig;&frac34;&egrave;&Scaron;&plusmn;&aring;&plusmn;&plusmn;) in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province. The twelve animal deities guard the twelve Earthly Branches which can be interpreted as spatial directions. Each animal deity has the face of a certain animal and a body of human. The twelve animal deities occur in the following order according to the Chinese zodiac: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. While the twelve deities on g
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Twelve Zodiac Animals: Rabbit
1945 – 1980
Transfer from the Department of the History of Art, Slide and Photograph Collection, gift of Mrs. Pilsoon L. Chun
2021/1.128.4

Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Prestige Axe
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.85
An axe with a plain wooden handle and a rounded top. The blade is narrow and curves upward at almost a 90 degree angle, ending in a slightly curved point. 
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Axe
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich

1998/1.133
A haloed man kneels in three-quarter profile in the left center of the foreground of the composition. A male figure stands behind the haloed figure in a wide stance with an ax raised above the kneeling figure's head. In the background is another male figure wearing a pointed hat and a jester or demonic figure shown falling of a column in the distance in the upper left.
Workshop of Michael Wolgemut
Martyrdom of St. Matthew
1488 – 1498
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.205
An axe with a plain wooden handle and a rounded top. The blade is narrow and curves upward at almost a 90 degree angle, ending in a slightly curved point.
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Axe
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.134
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