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This fully grooved axe, extremely small yet quite refined, was found in Elk County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1959. Larger examples of fully grooved axes are used as a woodworking tool and are made by pecking a hard stone into a rough shape and then grinding and polishing it into its final state. They get their name from the hafting groove, which fully encircles the axe body.

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Item Number: 446158
Call Number: 14EK 59.188.456 Hamilton Shaffer donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446158

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