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Object Name Broadax
Catalog Number 1939.994
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) Wood/Metal
Dimensions H-7.75 W-31 D-2 inches
Description This iron broadax with wood handle has some pitting on the metal. The handle has a curve to it. The top of the handle is hollowed out then filled with wood pieces to spread the wood and hold the ax head on.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Axes
Wood cutting
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS