Axe - NS3711_1

NS3711_1

Axe

Medium:Ground stone, hematite
Geography: Locust Creek, Missouri, USA
Date: ca. 1000 BC-1650 AD
Period: Early Woodland to contact
Dimensions:
81 x 55 x 16 mm
Object number: NS3711
Not on view
DescriptionArchaeologists identify axes like this one based on their symmetrical shape when viewed from the side. Their shape suggests that these objects were attached to a handle or shaft with their cutting edges parallel to the handle.
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