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Ground Stone Axe

ground stone ax Ground stone tools came into use in South Dakota about 2000 years ago. Axes such as this one were pecked into rough shape with small stones and then ground smooth against a hard rock or boulder. The groove, which encircles the axe on the top and sides, was for hafting to a wood handle.


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