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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Archaeology ➔ Gouge or Adze

Identifier:
36563
Description:
Gouge or Adze
Its comprised of diabase gabbro, a dense igneous rock.
It's associated with the Archaic period.
It has peck marks which suggest it was peck manufactured.
The shape is plano-convex.
Both the bit and the poll are rounded.
It was likely found in Kent County, Michigan.
Source:
Donated by J. H. Allen