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This fully grooved axe was first discovered near Troy in Doniphan County in 1915. Since then, the artifact has changed hands several times before being donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1973. 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.

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Item Number: 446377
Call Number: 14DP 73.68.5252 Trowbridge donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446377

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