Indian Stone ax head or adze
Late Woodland period
Overall: 9 1/4 x 5 in. ( 23.5 x 12.7 cm )
Stone axe head; roughly triangular blade with rounded point; grooved band above rounded base.
This ax head was found at Throg's Neck in the Bronx, New York. Because of its large size, it may have been a ceremonial object.
Gift of Mr. Waldron B. Post
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.