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Splitting Adze Blade

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Object Number:53-54-26
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Knight Island
Yakutat Bay
Old Town
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Locus: Mound B, upper level. Turf. Found during backfill operations.
Section:American
Materials:Microcrystalline Rock
Height: 2.2 cm
Length: 11.5 cm
Width: 2.6 cm
Credit Line:University Museum / Bryn Mawr College Expedition to Alaska; Frederica de Laguna, 1953
Other Number:1010 - Field No SF

Description

Irregular, sharp-edged outline; ground smooth at point, butt narrowed and pointed, flat base. Gray microcrystalline rock. Possibly one groove. Broken.

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