Axe, ceremonial or emblematic, bronze, sacred, sma

Made:
500-1500 in Peru
maker:
Inca people
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Axe, ceremonial or emblematic, bronze, sacred, small applied relief figures on each side, reputedly Incan, Peruvian, 500-1500

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Identifier:
A10332
type:
ceremonial axe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • weapons and ammunition
  • weapon
  • ceremonial weapon