- Museum number
Hammer-head made of stone.
- Curator's comments
- From acquisition "Oh" From acquisition "Ashland County".
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 Maul" is rarely found so carefully worked, the Indian contenting himself with grooved axes whose edge is worn off.'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1887C2.3639 (old CDMS no.)