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This 3/4 grooved axe was collected from a multicomponent site in Wyandotte County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1973. While 3/4 grooved axes are frequently recovered from late Archaic sites, their use is not restricted to that time period. They get their name from the hafting groove that encircles 3/4 of the body of the axe. Axes like these are made by pecking a hard stone into a rough shape and then grinding and polishing it into its final state.

Date: 1-1500 CE

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Item Number: 449454
Call Number: 14WY308 73.40.388 Frost donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449454

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