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Object ID 1878.003.001
Object Name Ax Head
Collection Native American
Credit line Gift of James McIntire
Date circa 6000-1000 BC
Description Native American stone ax head, probably from the mid to late Archaic Period (6000-1000 BC), made with an approximately 1 1/4" groove at about 1 1/4" from the rounded side. There is an old red and white typewritten label affixed to one side: "1879 Indian Axe / found near Christiana / From James McIntire. / New Castle County."
Dimensions W-3 L-5 D-1.5 inches
Subjects Axes
Indians of North America
Search Terms Stone Tools
Native Americans
Archaic Period
Ax Heads
New Castle County
Material Limestone
Place of Origin Christiana, DE