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Object ID 1871.001.001
Object Name Ax head
Collection Native American
Credit line Gift of John Vandever
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 1/4" from one end. There is an extremely worn old red and white typewritten label affixed to one side: "Feb. 1871. Indian Relic / Red Clay Creek. / Mr. [Vandever?]."
Dimensions W-3.125 L-4.5 D-1.5 inches
Dimension Details overall greatest dimensions
Subjects Indians of North America
Axes
Search Terms Stone Tools
Native Americans
Red Clay Creek
New Castle County
Ax Heads
Archaic Period
Material Granite
Place of Origin Red Clay Creek