Stone Tool: Hoe


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Stone Tool: Hoe   (1983.04.0001)
Materials T&E : Agricultural T&E : Cultivation Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location America, North, United States, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, or Tennessee
Period/Date Mississippian, Prehistoric
Culture Native American
Location On Exhibitin the North America exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 20.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 13.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.0 cm
Weight 497 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Chert
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information Light Grayish Yellowish Brown (10YR 6/2) -Prominent coloring. Dark Brown (7.5YR 2/4) -Random discoloration. Pale Yellow (5Y 8.5/4) -Adhesive residue.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Curtis, Edward S. The North American Indian. 20 vols. New York 1970 (1907). UIUC: 970.1 Cg4n 1970 V1-20. Griffin, James B. Archaeology of Eastern United States. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1966 (1952). UIUC: 913.73 G87a. Handbook of North American Indians. 20 vols. Washington,DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1984. UIUC: 970.402 H191. Especially v. 16: Technology and casual culture. Jennings, Jesse D. Prehistory of North America. New York: McGraw Hill, 1968. UIUC: 970.1 J44P. "Museum receives Tombaugh collection," Heritage , (Spring 1984): 3. Willey, Gordon. An Introduction to American Archaeology. Vol I: North and Middle America. New Jersey, 1966. UIUC: g13.7 W66i V.1. Wormington, H.M. Ancient man in North America. Denver, CO: Denver Museum of Natural History, 1964 (1957). UIUC: 913.7 W89a 1957.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Mrs. Reid Tombaugh
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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