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axe head or celt
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • axe head or celt, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • jade, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 6.2 x 5.7 cm width is sharpened edge to broken edge; length is the sharpened edge
    Object Length/Width: 2 7/16 x 2 1/4 in width is sharpened edge to broken edge; length is the sharpened edge
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1070
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Description

The stone has two beveled sides and one sharpened side. The rear of the stone, where it was hafted, has been broken.