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Object ID 1868.002.001
Object Name Ax Head
Collection Native American
Credit line Gift of Dr. William Cummings
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" from the rounded side. There is an old red and white typewritten label (damaged) affixed to one side: "Jan 1868. Indian axe. 3 mi. / from Smyrna. From Dr. William Cummings / Appoquinimink."
Dimensions W-3.75 L-6.5 D-2.5 inches
Dimension Details overall greatest dimensions
Provenance This item was found on the donor's Appoquinimink farm near Smyrna, DE.
Subjects Axes
Indians of North America
Search Terms Stone Tools
Native Americans
Ax Heads
Smyrna
Archaic Period
New Castle County
Material Granite?
Place of Origin Smyrna, DE