국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
Stone Axes
  • Exhibition Name

  • Culture/Period

    Bronze Age

  • Provenance

    Yangpyeong-gun

  • Materials

    Stone

  • Category

    Industry·Occupation - forestry - forest products - ax

  • Dimensions

    L. 16.5cm, L. 10.2cm, L. 6.9cm

  • Accession Number

    Sinsu 3501

  • Location

    Bronze Age / Gojoseon Period

These stone axes were unearthed from the Gyeonggi-do area. The blades look like clams with closed mouths. Stone axes bound to a wooden handle were used both for digging and for cutting down trees.