Axe - NS5012_1

NS5012_1

Axe

Medium:Ground stone
Geography: Linn country, Missouri, USA
Date: ca. 6000 BC-1650 AD
Period: Middle Archaic to contact
Dimensions:
75 x 40 x 19 mm
Object number: NS5012
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 running parallel to the handle.
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