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Full-groove Double-bit Axe/Maul, Alternate View

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Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan, Atsinna Pueblo (A.D. 1275 – mid-1300s)

Description: Double-bit axe/maul with a full groove. One side highly polished but chipped and battered on the bits. The other side is flaked but unpolished, suggesting this particular artifact may have been rejuvenated from an axe that longitudinally broke in two.

Dimensions: L 11.3, W 6.0, T 2.9 CM.

Provenience: LA 99 (Atsinna Pueblo), ROOM 18, FILL.

Collection: National Park Service, El Morro.

Randy Sullivan, NPS Digital Team Photographer
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