Man With An Ax

A Dani man at Yeineri or Tagime is carrying a Grand Valley and West type B Ax and used it to split wood. The ax is squared off at the distal end. A Dani uses an ax for its normal purpose, and an adze for chopping down trees.

Title: Man With An Ax

Artist: Dr. O. W. Hampton

Creation Date: ca 1990s

Geography: Indonesia, Papua

Culture: Dani

Medium: Color Slide

Technique: Digital Scan

Dimensions: 2 x 2 in. (5.08 x 5.08 cm.)

Classification: Photograph

Credit Line: The Hampton Archive

Accession Number: TPF2020-10-87–88