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The 3/4 grooved axe shown here was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1979. It was collected from a habitation site in Doniphan County with multiple occupations. While 3/4 grooved axes are frequently recovered from late Archaic sites, there use is not restricted to that time period. Axes like these are made by pecking a hard stone into a rough shape and then grinding and polishing it into its final state. The groove would have been used to haft the axe to the handle.

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Item Number: 450277
Call Number: 14DP1306 1979.48.328 Nebraska State Historical Society & Zimmerman donations
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 450277

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