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Ax head

Title:
Ax head
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. ( 11.4 x 6.7 cm )
Description: 
Iron ax head.
Object Number: 
INV.6174.15
Gallery Label: 
This ax head was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at an American Revolutionary War campsite on the Cat Rock Road in Putnam County, NY (Hudson Highlands).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group