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Axe head

Museum number:
TEMP 2018.577
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm2xtemp+2018@2e577
Alternate number:
8
Accession number:
Acc.2311
Object count:
1
Description:
Ground stone axe head with flattened long side, sharp, narrow cutting edge, and rounded bottom. Deep groove around the short side for attachment to haft. Dark gray, polished basalt.
Donor:
Stuart C. Way
Culture or time period:
Hohokam
Materials:
Basalt (basic igneous rock)
Object type:
archaeology
Accession date:
1967
Department:
Registration
Dimensions:
height 14 centimeters, width 8 centimeters, and depth 3 centimeters
Comment:
Label taped onto object: "No. 8: Acc.2311. Grooved Axe; NE Mexico-Texas Area
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