Prestige AxeArtist(s)DogonArtist NationalityDogon (culture or style)Object Creation Date20th centuryMedium & Supportmetal blade with wood handleDimensions
16 11/16 x 10 3/8 in. (42.3 x 26.2 cm)Credit LineGift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
Dogon (possibly Mossi), Mali; Upper Volta; axe with circular "head" with radiating metal projections; narrow rectangular blade, incisied in patterns. [David Ackley]Primary Object Classification Arms and Armor Primary Object TypeaxCollection AreaAfricanRights
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