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Al Jarz

Al Jarz is a small axe head installed on a long stick (usually made of jujube wood or wood from the Al Majz tree, species of trees that grow in Musandam). Al Jarz is a unique tool used by men in Musandam Governorate.

In the past, the various traditional uses for the Al Jarz have been for chopping tree wood, a tool for climbing trees, a walking stick, a means of support for jumping over stones, and as a weapon.