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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Native American; American Indian
Title:Adze
Type:Woodworking Tool
Materials:Stone
Place Made:North America; United States; Tennessee; Smith County
Measurements:overall: 10 1/2 x 2 9/16 x 2 1/8 in.; 26.67 x 6.5088 x 5.3975 cm
Accession Number:  MH SK K.A.7.b.1
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

Description:
Large ground stone adze, gray, unpolished, flat on one face, sharply convex on the other, cutting edge worn smooth from use.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; indigenous people; Native American

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