- Museum number
Axe-head made of stone.
- Curator's comments
- From acquisition "Mo" From acquisition "Booneville".
See Christy Correspondence:
Letter A E Douglass, New York/C H Read, 24 Nov 1887 and 'Invoice of Objects, worked in Stone & Shell by American Indians ... sent, in Exchange ... Selected from the Private Collection of A E Douglass Esq. in the Museum of Natural History, New York.
Douglass writes 'the "Grooved Axes" are but of moderate size though I have them exceeding 17 pounds in weight, yet these are of admirable finish.'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1887C2.3635 (old CDMS no.)