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This double grooved axe was found in Pottawatomie County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1913. The grooves that completely (fully) encircle the axe were used to enable hafting the axe onto a handle. Fully-grooved axes often date to the Middle to Late Archaic period. Axes are made by pecking a hard stone into a rough shape and then grinding and polishing it into its final state.

Date: 3500 BCE-1 CE

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Item Number: 446223
Call Number: 14PO 13.11.1 Barnes donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446223

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