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Object ID 1871.001.002
Object Name Hammerstone
Collection Native American
Credit line Gift of John Vandever
Date circa 6000-1000 BC
Description Native American limestone hammerstone, probably from the mid to late Archaic Period (6000-1000 BC). The stone has an oval shape with two flattened surfaces that each have approximately 1" diameter depressions at the center of each side.
Dimensions W-3 L-3.5 D-1.25 inches
Dimension Details overall greatest dimensions
Subjects Indians of North America
Axes
Search Terms Stone Tools
Native Americans
Red Clay Creek
New Castle County
Hammerstones
Archaic Period
Material Limestone
Place of Origin Red Clay Creek