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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Archaeology ➔ Celt

Identifier:
E2006.1.124
Description:
A celt is a tool similar to an ax or hoe created from a long stone that has been smoothed down by sand or sandstone. It would have been attached to a bone or wooden handle and used in areas such as woodworking. Tools such as these were commonly created and used by Native American tribes. 
 
Materials:
Stone
Dimensions:
1.75" h 7.5" w 1.5" d
Current Location Status:
Education Program
Source:
Museum Collection
Rights:

Exhibits/Programs
Discovery Kit: Anishinabe Culture (October 25 2019)
Discovery Kits include a variety of artifacts and specimens from the Museum’s Collection that allow students to investigate global and local objects. The Collections support the Museum’s mission of inspiring curiosity and discovery around science, history, and culture. Each kit includes objects from the Museums archives, helpful resources and suggested activities. Discovery Kits are a great way for teachers to incorporate primary source and object-based learning into the classroom or as a way to prepare for or extend a Museum visit.

Virtual Discovery Kit: Anishinabe Culture (April 2020)
Learn how the Anishinabek have lived alongside the natural world through a variety of artifacts that tell the story of the first people of this place.