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Object ID 1871.002
Object Name Ax Head
Collection Native American
Credit line Gift of Mr. J.H.J. Bush
Date circa 6000-1000 BC
Description Native American stone ax head, probably from the mid to late Archaic Period (6000-1000 BC), that tapers at one end and has a 1" groove at about 2 1/2" in from one side. There are two old paper labels affixed to one side, but neither is legible any longer. The stone surface has old hand-written pen text around the label: "From J.H.J. Bush / [?] / from [hard slate?] / Bucks Co. / PA."
Dimensions W-4 L-7.75 D-1.25 inches
Dimension Details overall greatest dimensions
Subjects Axes
Indians of North America
Search Terms Stone Tools
Native Americans
Bucks County
Ax Heads
Archaic Period
Material Basalt
Place of Origin Bucks County, PA