Property of Various Owners --
Stone Adze Blade, Raivavae Island, Austral Islands
length 8 7/8in (22.5cm)
finely worked from basalt in a triangular form with a smooth, flattened, rectangular base and front edge.
Donald Stanley Marshall, a thirty-year Army veteran who saw action in World War II and Vietnam, and an anthropologist who studied the languages and cultures of Polynesia