Indian Stone ax head or adze

Indian Stone ax head or adze
Title
Indian Stone ax head or adze
Date 
Late Woodland period
Medium 
Stone
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 5 in. ( 23.5 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Stone axe head; roughly triangular blade with rounded point; grooved band above rounded base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Waldron B. Post
Object Number 
1845.3
Gallery Label 
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group