The Jack Daulton Collection
Antique & Ethnographic Art

stone axe, 

Djado Plateau, Niger,

7000-1000 BCE




Neolithic (c. 7000 BCE to 1000 BCE)

Djado Plateau, northeast Niger

length 7 ¾ inches

acquired by Jack Daulton in Niger

For a similar type from the Sahara in polished green stone, see: Tom Phillips, ed., Africa, The Art of a Continent (Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2004), pg. 549, ill. no. 7.5.

The Daulton Collection