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These two fully grooved axes were donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1959. Axes like these 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. These axes often date to the Middle to Late Archaic period.

Date: 3500 BCE-1 CE

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Item Number: 446195
Call Number: 14EK 59.188.459 & .460 Hamilton Shaffer donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446195

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