From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Adze or Hatchet Head, no date

  • Haudenosaunee/Seneca, Native American

Polished stone

  • Overall: 2 5/8 × 1 5/8 × 5/8 inches (6.7 × 4.1 × 1.6 cm)

Gift of Edgar P. Richardson



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Edgar P. Richardson (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1948-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Haudenosaunee/Seneca, Native American, Adze or Hatchet Head, no date, polished stone. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Edgar P. Richardson, 48.258.