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Luigi Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography

Hafted axe collected by Ludwig Becker in 1861

Stone axe head, wooden handle, wool string and natural resin

Photograph: Dr. Philip Jones

 

The Luigi Pigorini Museum in Rome holds a hafted stone axe made by the Wanggumara people, in the Bulloo River region. This axe was collected by Ludwig Becker.

 

Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography, Rome
Location: Piazzale Guglielmo Marconi, 14
Telephone: +39 06 549521
Web: www.pigorini.arti.beniculturali.it