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Object ID 1927.073.001
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" in from the rounded left side. There is an old red and white typewritten label affixed to one side: "Indian Axe found on the Brandywine."
Dimensions W-3.5 L-5.25 D-1.5 inches
Dimension Details overall greatest dimensions
Subjects Indians of North America
Search Terms Stone Tools
Native Americans
Ax Heads
Brandywine River
New Castle County
Archaic Period
Material Granite
Place of Origin Northern Delaware