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Object ID 1927.074.001
Object Name Ax Head
Collection Native American
Credit line DHS Collection
Date circa 6000-1000 BC
Description Native American stone ax head, probably from the mid to late Archaic Period (6000-1000 BC), made with a 1" groove at about 1 1/2" in from one side. There is an old red and white typewritten label affixed to one side: "Indian hatchet dug up on farm near Wilmington."
Dimensions W-3.625 L-7.25 D-1.5 inches
Dimension Details overall greatest dimensions
Subjects Indians of North America
Axes
Search Terms Native Americans
Stone Tools
Archaic Period
Ax Heads
Wilmington
New Castle County
Material Granite
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE