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Object ID 1874.005
Object Name Ax Head
Collection Native American
Credit line Gift of Thomas D. Nizar
Date circa 6000-1000 BC
Description Native American stone ax head (?), probably from the mid to late Archaic Period (6000-1000 BC). There looks to be a groove at one end but the ax head seems to have been broken on both sides. There is an old red and white typewritten label affixed to one side: "Nov 1874 Indian Relic. / [foun]d near Chestnut & / Jackson Sts. Mr. Thos. D. / Nizar."
Dimensions W-2 L-8.75 D-1.875 inches
Dimension Details
Subjects Axes
Indians of North America
Search Terms Stone Tools
Native Americans
Archaic Period
Ax Heads
Chestnut Street
Jackson Street
Wilmington
New Castle County
Material Limestone
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE