2 parts; 41 x 19 x 6 cm (overall); 16.5 x 19 x 4 cm (axe head) and; 41 x 1.5 x 6 cm (axe handle)(irregular, largest dimensions)
Inscribed on attached swing tag label with text as follows: "before the advent of the Macassars with their steel axes and knives, Aboriginals used stone axes, many of them sharpened to a high degree. This one from Bathurst Island, acquired in 1957 is larger and clumsier than those of the mainland. No.66b."
Inscribed with adhesive label on reverse of swing tag: 4113 2.