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Axes (tools)

Scope note

Use for cutting tools that consist of a relatively heavy edged head fixed to a handle, the edge or edges being parallel to the handle so as to be suited for striking. For axes used as weapons, typically having wider blades, use "axes (weapons)."

This term has 146 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300024664

Broader Terms used

<cutting tools>

Narrower Terms used

axe (tool)
chip axes

Term used for

axe

Equivalent Terms used

ax (tool)

Created

12yrs ago

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