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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Archaeology ➔ Grooved Hammerstone

Identifier:
36885
Description:
3/4 Grooved Hammerstone
Its comprised of quartzite, a dense metamorphosed sandstone.
It's associated with the Archaic period.
It is an odd form and is not common in this region.
Similar artifacts have been found in Kentucky at Archaic sites.
It was peck manufactured.
It was likely found in Kent County, Michigan.
 
Source:
Donated by S. A. Jones