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This nearly complete hematite axe or celt was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2017. Hematite is a mineral form of iron oxide. A celt is an unnotched axe and this one was created by grinding away unwanted material and then polishing. Likely this celt was only used for special purposes or occasions.

Date: 6000 BCE-1 CE

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Item Number: 446309
Call Number: 14LV331 2017.E.1 Chapman donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446309

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