Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Celt - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.

For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This celt was found at the Trowbridge archeological site (14WY1), in Wyandotte County, and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1973. Trowbridge is a Kansas City Hopewell site from the Early Ceramic Period. During this time archeologists find evidence of houses, cultivated plants, the bow and arrow, and decorated pottery. This celt was made by pecking a hard stone into a rough shape then grinding and polishing it into its final shape. Most likely it would have been inserted into a wooden handle.

Date: 1 CE-250 CE

Bookbag Share Print

Celt - 1Celt - 2Celt - 3Celt - 4Celt - 5Celt - 6Celt - 7Celt - 8

Celt - 1

Item Number: 309124
Call Number: 14WY1 73.68.5118
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309124

Copyright © 2007-2018 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.