Axehead, polished axehead

This is a ground and polished stone axe head from North America. The fine finish on this tool is the result of many hours work by a craftsman. This axe has a groove running around its middle that would have allowed it to be put into a handle before being used.

Object Summary

Museum Number 29/1948/6
Simple Name axehead
Full Name oblong full grooved axe
Common Name axehead, polished axehead
Material granite
Collection class Arms and armour
Collection continent America
Collection area/region N
Production county Eastern
Production continent America
Production date Woodland
Production year low 2000BP
Production year high 1000BP
Function name weapon