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This felling axe was recovered at the 1987 Kansas Archeology Training Program at Hard Chief's Village. The site was a Kansa village occupied between 1830 and 1847. The axe is designed for felling trees, with a thin sharp bit end that tapers out toward the head. It was cleaned by electrolysis, which uses chemicals and electrical current through a liquid solution to separate the rust from the artifact.

Date: 1830-1847

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Item Number: 442100
Call Number: 14SH301-451 Feature 117
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442100

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