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Culture:Native American; American Indian
Place Made:North America; United States
Measurements:Overall: 1 1/4 x 5 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.; 3.175 x 14.605 x 6.35 cm
Accession Number:  MH 65.F
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. A. Cobb
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

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Lightly grooved balck schist chisel, flecked with mica. Rounded worn edge and blunt squared off edge.

ancient; archaeology; Native American; indigenous people

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