Maker North American, Native American
  • Axe
Date no date
Medium stone
Dimensions Overall: 7 × 5 1/8 × 2 1/2 inches (17.8 × 13 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Frederick Stearns
Accession Number 99.5B1458
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Marks in red paint in groove: D.I.A. H.S. 42
possibly Dr. McShane (Hamilton County, Indiana, USA) or Caleb Lyon [1822-1875] (New York State and Idaho Territory, USA).
between 1871-1895, purchased by Frederick Stearns (1831-1907; Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1907-present, bequest to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)