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Object ID 1927.076.014
Object Name Celt
Collection Native American
Credit line DHS Collection
Date circa 6000-1000 BC
Description Native American basalt celt, probably from the mid to late Archaic Period (6000-1000 BC), that is dark gray and roughly triangular in shape with a bevelled cutting edge. There is no visible groove for attachment to a handle.
Dimensions W-2 L-2.5 D-1 inches
Dimension Details overall greatest dimensions
Subjects Axes
Indians of North America
Search Terms Stone Tools
Native Americans
Ax Heads
Archaic Period
Material Basalt