Axe - NS3712_1

NS3712_1

Axe

Medium:Ground stone, hematite
Geography: Linn county, Missouri, USA
Date: ca. 1000 BC-1650 AD
Period: Early Woodland to contact
Dimensions:
90 x 44 x 23 mm
Object number: NS3712
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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