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Object ID 1963.128
Object Name Ax Head
Collection Native American
Credit line Gift of Mr. Orval Hager
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 1/2" groove at about 1 1/2" in from one side. The opposite side tapers slightly and is very rough. There are the remains of two old barnacle shells on one side.
Dimensions W-4.25 L-6.75 D-2 inches
Dimension Details overall greatest dimensions
Provenance The donor found this item at Woodland Beach, near Smyrna, DE.
Subjects Archaeology
Axes
Indians of North America
Search Terms Native Americans
Smyrna
Ax Heads
Stone Tools
Archaic Period
Smyrna
Woodland Beach
New Castle County
Kent County
Material Granite
Place of Origin Woodland Beach, Smyrna