Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0157

Category: Blade - Adz Blades

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Stone/Jade

Description: These blades, one utilized as an ulu and two as adz blades were carefully crafted from a dark green jade or jade like stone. Cut marks, although polished by the original maker, are still visible.

Dimensions: 7" to 7.5"


Gary Litherland (adz blades). The ulu is from the Christine Heller Collection (ulu)


Murdoch, John, Ethnological Results of the Point Barow Expedition, reprinted from the Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, 1877-1888, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1988, p.167

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