Cramahe Archives Digital Collection
Late Woodlands Adze, possibly Iroquois (1400-1650)
Description
Media Type
Object
Description
Found by Harold Harnden in Lakeport.

Finely shaped and smoothly finished stone hand tool with tapering blade at one end.

6 3/8" l. x 1 1/2" w. 1" h. / cm = 16.3 l. x 3.8 w. x 2.5 h.

Adhesive sticker residue on flat side of adze.

Colborne Heritage Site catalogue card: "Aboriginal knife"
Notes
See two similar examples in the collections of the McCord Museum - ACC2844 and ACC2845

http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/scripts/explore.php?Lang=1&tableid=4&tablename=department&elementid=00015__true
Date of Original
1400-1650
Subject(s)
Local identifier
18ar
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.98342 Longitude: -77.8995
Contact
Cramahe Township Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
6 King Street West
PO Box 190
Colborne, ON K0K 1S0
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

thumbnail








Late Woodlands Adze, possibly Iroquois (1400-1650)


Found by Harold Harnden in Lakeport.

Finely shaped and smoothly finished stone hand tool with tapering blade at one end.

6 3/8" l. x 1 1/2" w. 1" h. / cm = 16.3 l. x 3.8 w. x 2.5 h.

Adhesive sticker residue on flat side of adze.

Colborne Heritage Site catalogue card: "Aboriginal knife"