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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Archaeology ➔ Grooved Stone Axe

Identifier:
30077
Description:
A fully grooved stone axe, likely from the Woodland Archaic Period.
Date:
circa 5000 BCE – 3000 BCE
Materials:
Stone
Dimensions:
7" h 3.75" w 2.4" d
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Museum Collection
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Great Lakes Fur Traders (after 2015)
At the heart of the fur trade was the development of effective communication between two radically different cultures.  Both the Native Americans and the Europeans were changed by their contact with each other, yet they managed to create a mutually beneficial system which persisted for 250 years.
Maker/Donor
Hopewell
Related Place
Grand Rapids