Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Munkers Creek Axe - 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 Munkers Creek-like axe was collected from Wabaunsee County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2018. The Munkers Creek phase describes a stone tool technology restricted primarily to the Flint Hills. During this time most of North America was in a prolonged drought so severe that Archeologists thought people left the Plains. Munkers Creek artifacts show that people stayed, but they may have chosen their habitats carefully. Munkers Creek axes, like this one, were used for felling trees and woodworking.

Date: 3500 BCE-3050 BCE

Bookbag Share Print

Munkers Creek Axe - 1Munkers Creek Axe - 2

Munkers Creek Axe - 1

Item Number: 449559
Call Number: 14WB 2018.B.28 Menhusen donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449559

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