Found in Lae, PNG, in the mid 1980’s. Possibly a river stone or a meteorite that has been carved and may be a fertility symbol. The stone is 25cm round and 8cm diameter at its largest. If anyone knows what this stone is or what it represents please contact the Editor.
By Barry Craig This mystery object has been donated to the South Australian Museum. The donor obtained it at a bric-a-brac shop so knew nothing about its provenance. It is 41 cm long, the handle is a heavy hardwood 5 cm diameter, the diorite stone is socketed into the handle and is not an axe […]