Celt from Hopewell Culture   Save
Celt from Hopewell Culture
Description: Celt, or ungrooved ax, is an irregular rectangle shape that is widest at the bit end. It is made of granite mottled very dark gray, black, white, pale olive and yellowish brown. The edges are rounded, except the bit end which has been sharpened. Overall the texture is rough from pecking, except the bit end which has been polished. There is a corner chip on the bit end and a chipped area on the poll end. Item was excavated from Thomas Brothers Mound in Licking County, Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL07421
Subjects: Ohio History--Natural and Native Ohio; Hopewell culture; American Indians--Archaeology; American Indian history and society; Tools
Places: Licking County (Ohio)