Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

3/4-Grooved Axe from 14AT444 - Page

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

For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This axe was collected from a possible Early Ceramic period site in Atchison County and donated in 2018 to the Kansas Historical Society. 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: 1-1000 CE

Bookbag Share Print

3/4-Grooved Axe from 14AT444 - 13/4-Grooved Axe from 14AT444 - 23/4-Grooved Axe from 14AT444 - 3

3/4-Grooved Axe from 14AT444 - 1

Item Number: 457415
Call Number: 14AT444 2018.D.491 Thompson donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457415

Copyright © 2007-2023 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.